Peter Ho, a native of Houston, graduated Cum Laude from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2007. During school, he worked as a part-time intern at the University of Houston’s Facilities Planning and Construction office. He was involved in a wide variety of campus related projects including master planning, interior renovations, landscaping, and way-finding graphics.
In 2006 Peter participated in the Rice Design Alliance Initiative Grant, “Accommodation in Houston: Beers, Burgers and Barbacoa,” exploring the city’s public accommodation through non-traditional ritual sites including ice houses, burger joints, and taco stands. He also participated in the construction of the Ball-Nogues installation of “Rip Curl Canyon” at the Rice Gallery in the Fall of 2006.
At the University of Houston Peter was an active member of the American Institute of Architects – Student Chapter and participated in national conventions and events including the annual American Institute of Architects – Houston Chapter Sandcastle Competition in Galveston garnering two competition awards in 2003. Peter is also involved with Freedom by Design, a community service program that involves University of Houston students in designing and constructing modifications to low-income homes for elderly and disabled individuals.