Rick Petersen, FAIA

John Rogers Professor of Practice

Rick engages communities from Denver to Antarctica to create enriching environments that promote efficiency and well-being. In doing so, he applies his highly collaborative approach to inspire and discover synergies between experts and stakeholders. An active mentor and educator, Rick is constantly investing in the profession’s next designers. In addition, Rick provides leadership to design review boards, schools and not-for-profit organizations like the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Master of Architecture With Distinction Harvard University Graduate School of Design Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design With High Honors University of California, Berkeley Fellow of the American Institute of Architects LEED AP® Urban Land Institute

College of Architecture and Planning

CU Denver

CU Denver Building

1250 14th Street


Denver, CO 80202


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