Doing anything exceptionally well requires commitment and perseverance. The results of such efforts are those things that enjoy high regard and stand the test of time. Since 1985 PEH ARCHITECTS has been providing architectural services for the greater Boulder area and beyond. We are driven to create exceptional architecture by bringing together design integrity, the finest materials and painstaking craftsmanship. Anything less would not be worth the effort.
MEET THE TEAM
Peter E. Heinz
Founding Principal, AIA
Received his Bachelor of Environmental Design and Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado at Boulder in the mid seventies. In the ensuing thirty years, PEH has participated and successfully completed a wide variety of architectural and planning projects. Since founding the sole proprietorship, work has focused on renovation of existing and design of new educational facilities, disabled accessibility review and implementation, program planning for educational facilities, municipal facilities such as fire stations and libraries, and recycling existing residential projects for Boulders changing demographics.
Project Architect, AIA
Will graduated in 2012 with a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Planning from the University of Colorado – Denver. Since graduation, Will has worked for architecture, engineering, and consulting firms throughout the Front Range. His experience ranges from full construction documentation and construction administration for a 40,000sf Humane Society to small repair details for windows and roof systems. Will also has experience with Building Information Management (BIM) consulting and has provided custom BIM content along with custom training for Revit and Formit. When he is not working, Will loves hiking with his wife and son and enjoying long bike rides in the mountains west of Boulder.
Sr. Project Manager, Assoc. AIA
Erin received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts, with a concentration in Architecture, from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005, and later went on to receive a Masters of Architecture in 2006. Following graduation, Erin was employed for several years at a high-end residential firm in Charleston, SC where she was involved with all phases of the architectural design process for projects spanning the East Coast. After returning to Colorado in 2009, Erin remained active in the design community while also volunteering with elementary-level after school educational programs, and enrolling in several continuing education courses. Erin’s hands on experience and close attention to detail have proven valuable in schematic design, review submittals, and construction document creation. Having completed the requirements of the AXP program, Erin has begun to work through the process of becoming a licensed architect.
Designer, Assoc. AIA
Mari developed her skills in architectural and engineering construction technology as well as computer-aided drafting at Front Range Community College in Westminster, Colorado. She also studied architecture at Kent State University in Ohio where she spent a semester studying abroad in Florence, Italy. While in Italy she studied the use of historic design concepts and techniques in modern architecture and historic preservation within modern urban planning. She enjoys studying historic preservation and researching sustainable design and urban planning. In addition to using CAD and Revit she also loves to hand draft. At PEH she uses a multitude of computer software to create documents and presentations. She is detail oriented, which aids in the creation of presentations and project packets. She is also passionate about photography, sustainable construction techniques, and sensitive historic preservation.
Designer, Assoc. AIA
Matt received his Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2021. His studies focused primarily on resilient building, the integration of architecture and the landscape, and holistic design practices. During his studies, Matt served as Co-President and Board Member of the American Institute of Architecture Students – University of Colorado Boulder Chapter where he helped advocate for and support architecture students at the Program of Environmental Design. Prior to joining PEH, Matt supported the Housing Design and Project Management Group at CU, in addition to working on several affordable housing developments across the country. Skilled in communication, problem-solving, and teamwork, Matt brings a creative and critical approach to each project. He is currently working towards attaining licensure through the AXP program. When not at work he can likely be found in the mountains backpacking, drawing, or playing the guitar.
Partner, AIA, LEED AP
Received his Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999. During his time at CU, he volunteered at the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity, and was involved in both field work and staffing the on-campus office. Chris has been employed at PEH since the summer of 1998, when he assumed the lead role in model production in the office. Since joining the team full-time, he has taken on numerous other responsibilities, including construction document drafting, shop drawing coordination and record keeping. Additionally, he has successfully managed projects through the City of Boulder's extensive design review/entitlement process.
Sr. Project Manager, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP
Justin graduated from the University of Colorado - Boulder with his Bachelors of Environmental Design in 2002. Upon completion he furthered his studies by obtaining his Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Colorado at Denver in 2004. Since graduating Justin has worked with a couple of Colorado firms gaining experience in creating Construction Documents for Multifamily Projects in Arizona, California, and Colorado. He also has worked on several small retail and office projects in Colorado performing such tasks as city submittals, CD packages, and shop drawing coordination.
Project Manager, BIM Director, Assoc. AIA
Joshua received a Bachelor's of Environmental Design in Architecture from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2015. His studies focused on sustainable and green building practices. Joshua is proficient in Sketch-Up, Rhino and Revit, along with other building modeling and rendering software programs. Prior to joining PEH, Joshua worked on projects involving Boulder County and the University of Colorado, including the Hawthorne Garden redesign and Boulder Civic Center. In his work with PEH, Joshua’s role involves a mix of drafting, design and management roles on a wide range of commercial and residential projects along the Front Range. Joshua excels in providing comprehensive care to his projects, from initial design concepts, consolidating ideas and concepts into construction drawings, and submitting projects for review and approval. Joshua is dutifully involved in the AXP process on his path to licensure.
Designer, Assoc. AIA
Nick graduated from University of Colorado with a bachelors in Environmental Design with an emphasis on Architecture. He plans on following through with a Masters in Architecture. Nick has worked as a drafter for military companies, including Boeing, as a civilian contractor. Nick excels in AutoCAD and Revit, with expertise in Photoshop. While continually strengthening and learning new architectural skills, Nick provides an organized and efficient approach to preparing construction documents for the residential and commercial tenant finish projects he coordinates.
Designer, Assoc. AIA