C. Peter Chow, AIA - (FOUNDER, RETIRED)
C. P. Chow, founding partner of OakPark Architects, retired in 2017. Peter's legacy in the firm extends from our portfolio to his mentorship and is especially present in our shared vision: that beauty and pragmatics can and must work together.
Peter's Academic Appointments (University of Hartford Adjunct Professor of Architecture from 1993 to 1998, Yale University Architecture School Lecturer from 2002 to 2008) compliment hisProfessional Associations and Civic Appointments: AIA/Connecticut Board of Directors- 1993, 2002 to 2007, Design Commission Chair- 1993, 1994,- Treasurer- 2007; Town of West Hartford Design Review Board- 1991 to 1993; AIA/North Virginia Design Awards Juror- 1997; AIA/New England-Design Awards Committee chair- 1999; AIA/NAIA/Rhode Island Design Awards Juror- 2002; University of Hartford Ward School of Technology Member of Accreditation Advisory Board- 1999.
Peter's design leadership and contributions earned him and our firm the following Awards:
Currently, Peter is pursuing new forms of his old passion for photography, meshing his interest in the built environment with experimental visual expression. CPChowPhoto