Peter Sugar's architectural career spans over fifty years. In that time he has designed and managed projects of varying complexities, from courthouses, art museums and educational institutions, to libraries, medical facilities as well as numerous commercial and residential projects. Some of these include the award winning Portland Art Museum in Oregon, the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston - recipient of a Preservation Alliance award, the Greensboro-Guilford County Governmental Center in Greensboro NC, and the Hampden County Courthouse complex in Springfield, MA to name but a few. He has worked nationally as well as internationally: on the US Embassies of Argentina and Cyprus, on a Teacher Training College in Canterbury, England, US State Department projects in Bangkok and Singapore, as well as large urban complexes in Saudi Arabia, with many of the project published in the architectural press , both in the US and elsewhere. He has been a principal or senior associate with a number of architectural firms, most recently with Ann Beha Architects (98-06), from where he retired to be able to pursue a career in consulting on technical and management issues.
Peter Sugar is a graduate of the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (B.A. hons. Arch), where he was awarded the schools' highest honor - the Donaldson Silver Medal, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M. Arch.), where he was a Commonwealth Fund (Harkness) Fellow (1958-60). He was a Fellow of the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies (1977). He has led a number of seminars in design and project management: at 'Build Boston', and at MIT among others. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as well as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Peter Sugar has used his extensive architectural and management skills in working with a number of civic institutions - both private and public. He currently serves on the Board of the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA, is a Trustee of the Lincoln Public Library, Lincoln, MA, as well as a member of a number of the Town of Lincoln's boards and committees.