Peter J. Kindel is a licensed architect and landscape architect focused on the design of cities and their complementary relationship to environmental and infrastructure systems. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Kindel directs SOM’s City Design Practice in Asia. In his twenty-two year career, his projects have included large-scale mixed-use master plans, sustainable city plans, infrastructure design, urban infill and environmental planning. Mr. Kindel’s work is best represented by the concept of sustainable urbanism, which seeks to balance infrastructure investment, natural systems and architectural design to create compelling development solutions and preserve core site ecologies. Projects on which Mr. Kindel has had a significant design role have been honored with fourteen national and regional design awards from the American Institute of Architects, the Urban Land Institute and the Congress for New Urbanism.