Peter Lynch

Peter Lynch is an architect in private practice in New York City and Beijing. In 1995 he began collaborating with Ahlaiya Yung; they are co-founders of Metasus Design. Joint projects include design of custom lamps, chairs, and tables, as well as highly detailed commercial and residential interiors in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Beijing. Peter also collaborates with Lydia Song in the Beijing architecture office Lynch + Song. He was head of the graduate architecture department at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan from 1996 to 2005. He has taught drawing, architecture history, analysis, and architectural design to graduate and undergraduate students at Harvard Graduate School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Parsons the New School of Design, Columbia University, and the City College of New York. From 2003-2012 he was External Examiner for the Faculty of Architecture at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. In 2003 he was chosen as an “Emerging Voice” by the Architecture League of New York. In 2004 he won a Rome Prize, a residency at the prestigious American Academy in Rome. In 2008 he was a finalist in the “Young Architects” program sponsored by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. He has led international urban design workshops in Japan, Korea, Spain, and Argentina, and has offered lectures and critiques at more than forty architecture schools throughout the world.  His work has been published in Polimorfo Journal of Architecture (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico), 32 Magazine, Daidalos Magazine, AD, Journal of Architecture Education, and other magazines and journals. Books: Marc Kristal, RE:Crafted (New York: Monacelli Press, 2010) and Peter Lynch: The Cranbrook Monographs (Bristol, England: Telos Art Publishing, 2003).