Christopher L. Peoples, AIA

Principal

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A recognized expert in the dynamic design and construction needs of structures in the corporate commercial and domestic government space, Christopher Peoples brings more than 30 years of architectural experience to KCCT.  In his role as Vice President and Principal, Christopher manages the vision for the firm while directing both commercial and domestic government studios.  His approach reflects a deep understanding of and interest in, design and planning solutions that balance spatial and energy goals while also delivering high-performance, activity-based spaces. Known for his direct involvement on both complex projects with multiple stakeholders and agencies, and more intimate commercial tenant fit-out projects, Mr. Peoples’ experience includes designs of wide varieties of size and scope for public and private clients.

As Principal, Christopher takes an active role on every one of his projects, and works closely with both client and design teams from concept through construction to ensure building solutions which support long term environmental, economic, and social sustainability. His projects include the GSA Design Excellence Master Plan for the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center, The Office of Emergency Management Conference Center, 655 New York Avenue Building Lobby, 437 Office Building, mission critical operations centers and tenant office suites for government and commercial clients. 

A member of the American Institute of Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Mr. Peoples frequently serves as a project review juror for architectural students at area universities and held visiting faculty positions at the Catholic University of America School of Architecture.  He was recently selected by Clemson University and the Precast Concrete Institute to lead a student review of conceptual embassy designs utilizing precast concrete in Washington, DC.  Mr. Peoples received his Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.