Peter VanderWal

Senior Urban Planner/Designer

Peter VanderWal is a senior urban designer and planner with over 10 years of experience designing and managing plans for pedestrian-oriented, transit-oriented, mixed-use urban places at a wide range of scales. His project experience includes downtown districts, employment districts, urban corridor transformation, transit-oriented development, and neighborhoods of many types.  He has also completed a range of unusual design assignments – public art for freeway interchanges, public spaces designed around retired military aircraft, pedestrian-oriented streetscape for auto dealerships – that periodically emerge from our clients’ evolving needs. Peter has been the lead designer for many of the firm’s projects and collaborates closely with David Sargent in defining the firm’s graphic communication, branding and design. He is also an experienced project manager and oversees the day to day operations of the design studio.