Peter has over 30 years of architectural experience. Since first joining KPF in 1987, he has been engaged on a wide range of projects in Asia and the United States. He has broad experience with a variety of program types including commercial, residential, hospitality, retail, mixed-use, institutional, infrastructure, and master planning. Peter’s expertise is in project management, and he has been the manager and team leader for many of KPF’s significant projects.
Peter has been actively engaged in KPF’s Asian work since 1993. In mainland China, Peter was the project manager for the award-winning 93,000-square-meter CNOOC Headquarters building, and the 145,000-square-meter China Huaneng Group Headquarters building, both located in Beijing. In Hong Kong, Mr. Gross was responsible for numerous projects including the prominent 29,000-square-meter Hong Kong Electric Company Head Office Building in Central. In South Korea, Mr. Gross was responsible for the 120,000 mixed-use Seocho Fashion Center as well as two office towers, the 60,000-square-meter Dongbu Financial Center and the 54,000-square-meter Dongbu Headquarters Building, both completed in Seoul.
In the United States, Mr. Gross has also managed a wide variety of projects including the 117,000-square-meter mixed-use Espirito Santo Plaza in Miami, three office towers for the Tysons II development near Washington, DC, and the 128,000-square-meter Marina Del Rey Residential Development in California. He has also been responsible for a number of master plan projects, including the 550,000-square-meter Tysons II Master Plan.
Peter is the project manager on the 437,000-square-meter Z-15 super-tall tower in Beijing, a 400,000-square-meter mixed-use project in Kunming, a 160,000-square-meter mixed-use tower in Jakarta, and a 120,000-square-meter residential and hospitality development in Sanya.
Peter served as an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning & Preservation, in New York, from 1999 to 2002 and has been a visiting critic at Catholic and Syracuse Universities. From 2004 to 2006, he was a member of the Advisory Board of ARCHI-TECH Magazine. Peter is also a registered architect in the State of New York, a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and a LEED Accredited Professional.