Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Peter Weingarten

About Peter Weingarten

Peter Weingarten, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, leads Gensler’s Firmwide Commercial Office Building Developers Practice Area and directs the architectural practice for the Northwest Region. Peter has experience working on a variety of building typologies, including large scale, mixed-use developments and tall towers, hotels, educational campus buildings, and residential projects. Notable sustainable projects include guidelines for Battery Park City in New York, Dubai Waterfront in the United Arab Emirates, and a proposed 300 meter mixed-use hotel tower in Mumbai, India that’s targeting India’s LEED Gold Certification. A Gensler Principal and native New Yorker, Peter served on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) NY Chapter Board of Directors and the USGBC Northeast Regional Council. Currently he serves on the Building Design+Construction Editorial Review Board, the Junior Achievement of Northern…


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About Peter Weingarten

Peter Weingarten, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, leads Gensler’s Firmwide Commercial Office Building Developers Practice Area and directs the architectural practice for the Northwest Region. Peter has experience working on a variety of building typologies, including large scale, mixed-use developments and tall towers, hotels, educational campus buildings, and residential projects. Notable sustainable projects include guidelines for Battery Park City in New York, Dubai Waterfront in the United Arab Emirates, and a proposed 300 meter mixed-use hotel tower in Mumbai, India that’s targeting India’s LEED Gold Certification. A Gensler Principal and native New Yorker, Peter served on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) NY Chapter Board of Directors and the USGBC Northeast Regional Council. Currently he serves on the Building Design+Construction Editorial Review Board, the Junior Achievement of Northern California Board of Directors, and Syracuse University’s School of Architecture Peer Advisory Board. In 2008, Peter was honored by Building Design + Construction Magazine as one of their “40 Under 40” for his contributions to the architecture and engineering field.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • City Chair, San Francisco (2013 – 2015)

Events/Initiatives Involving Peter Weingarten

The Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington – 2018 Fall For

24 Nov 2018, Event – Join The Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington's 2018 Fall Forum for a look…

CTBUH China Hosts Tall Building Symposium

19 Jun 2018, Event – CTBUH China held its board meeting at Tongji University in Shanghai, which was…

CTBUH San Francisco Hosts Capacity Crowd for Transbay Discussion

3 Jun 2014, Event Report – A panel discussion featuring the two tallest buildings in San Francisco, Salesforce…

Events/Initiatives Involving Peter Weingarten

The Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington – 2018 Fall For
24 Nov 2018, Seattle – Event common.non-ctbuh
Join The Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington's 2018 Fall Forum for a look into the design and construction of the Jeddah Tower, alongside the principal architect and engineer.
CTBUH China Hosts Tall Building Symposium
19 Jun 2018, Chicago – Event
CTBUH China held its board meeting at Tongji University in Shanghai, which was followed by a half-day symposium titled "The Future of Vertical Cities"
CTBUH San Francisco Hosts Capacity Crowd for Transbay Discussion
3 Jun 2014, San Francisco – Event Report
A panel discussion featuring the two tallest buildings in San Francisco, Salesforce Tower and 181 Fremont Street, was attended by approximately 125 people.
Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group Update
Nov 2008, Chicago – CTBUH News
Two meetings channeled the efforts of the Sustainability Working Group into an anticipated 80,000 word, 200-page, richly illustrated book.
Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group Update
Oct 2008, Chicago – CTBUH News
The Working Group have announced the chapter plan for a 200-page, richly illustrated book, entitled the ‘CTBUH Guide to Sustainabilty for Tall Buildings in Urban Environments’.
Sustainability Working Group - 2nd Meeting
2 Oct 2008, Chicago – Event Report
Discussions at this meeting centered on the creation of a significant new publication “The CTBUH Guide to Sustainability for Tall Buildings in Urban Environments.”

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Peter Weingarten Related Resources

Addressing India’s Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall

3 Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai
Sudhir Jambhekar & Peter Weingarten, FX Fowle

Addressing India’s Local Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall

Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai
Sudhir Jambhekar & Pete Weingarten, Fox & Fowle Architects

Peter Weingarten Related Papers/Research

Addressing India’s Local Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sudhir Jambhekar & Pete Weingarten, Fox & Fowle Architects
In developing countries, places where builders are routinely confronted with challenges inherent to poor infrastructure, obstacles effecting constructability, and a lack of political will and state resources, the sustainable tall building provides a…