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Leader in green architecture to speak Jan. 22 at MSU

January 13, 2010

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Peter L. Pfeiffer, an architect from Austin, Texas who is a specialist in green architecture, will speak on "Leadership Through Sustainable Design" at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 in Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus of Montana State University.

Pfeiffer's lecture is free to the public and sponsored by the MSU School of Architecture.

Pfeiffer is a LEED accredited professional architect and building scientist practicing throughout the United States and Canada. He has spent the past 30 years developing high performance building strategies. In 2004 he was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

As the founding principal of Barley & Pfeiffer Architects, he continues to push design and performance to its next, better, level. Barley & Pfeiffer Architects' work has been published both in the United States and abroad in such diverse venues as the Washington Post, The New York Times, "Fine Homebuilding," and "Better Homes & Gardens" magazine. Pfeiffer has appeared on National Public Radio as well as the HGTV network addressing "green" building. "Residential Architect" cited him as one of the 10 most influential residential architects of the decade.

The National Association of Home Builders honored Peter as the "National Green Advocate of the Year" in 2003 for his life-long achievements in home building. He has been an active charter member of both the NAHB Green Building Subcommittee and the US Green Building Council's LEED for Homes program.

For more information, contact Sharon Matney at 994-2921.

Sharon Matney at 994-2921.