Peter D. Cook

HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) announced that Peter D. Cook, AIA, NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects), has joined the firm as design principal in the Washington, D.C. office. Cook joins the firm with an outstanding portfolio of design leadership and award-winning projects throughout the United States, encompassing museums, libraries, cultural and learning centers, and mixed-used corporate and neighborhood master planning. Formerly with Gensler in Washington, D.C., Cook also spent several decades with Davis Brody Bond, where he led the design of spaces that reflect the African American experience throughout the National Museum of African American History and Culture. In the 1990s, Cook also worked as a designer with Rafael Vinoly Architects and Skidmore Owings & Merrill. Cook holds a master’s degree in architecture from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, and a Bachelor of Arts in visual and environmental studies from Harvard University.