Company: Peter W. Charapko, Architect
Location: New York, New York, United States
Peter Charapko, principal of Peter W. Charapko, Architect, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in architecture.
With more than 45 years of professional experience, Mr. Charapko has been the principal of Peter W. Charapko Architect since 1979. He began his career as a student at Princeton University, where as a senior he served as chief announcer on Radio Station WPRB-FM with Princeton Broadcasting Service, Inc. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in sociology in 1971 and continued his studies with the institution. During his time in graduate school, Mr. Charapko served as an intern with Michael Graves, founder of Michael Graves Architecture and Design, from 1973 to 1974 and was a graduate assistant for Mr. Graves’ values, concepts, and methods course. Additionally, Mr. Charapko was as a graduate assistant with Robert L. Geddes, the dean of The School of Architecture at Princeton University. Mr. Charapko graduated from The School of Architecture at Princeton University with a Master of Architecture in 1974 and remains a registered architect in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.
Following his graduation, Mr. Charapko was an architect with Mitchell/Giurgola Architects from 1974 to 1976 and then with the office of I.M. Pei and Poor, Swanke, Hayden, and Connell from 1978 to 1979 before he established his own firm, Peter W. Charapko Architect, in 1979. In addition to his built projects, he and his office have done multiple evaluations, feasibility studies, and alternative building plan proposals for various projects, some in conjunction with multi-disciplinary engineering firms. Furthermore, Mr. Charapko was an architecture lecturer within the history department at New York University from 1989 to 1998. A respected voice in his areas of interest, Mr. Charapko has been an active leader in his community. He is the founder of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is a member of the Madison Union, the Princeton Club of New York, and NCARB. Additionally, he is a former vice president, president, and trustee of the Princeton University Class of 1971 Foundation, Inc. Mr. Charapko has been recognized for his invaluable contributions to the field of architecture. He has received the Gordon McCormick Award from Princeton University, among other accolades, and has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who’s Who in the East.
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