Peterson Architects

EST. 1986


Peterson Architects

EST. 1986


Peterson Architects provides architectural and design services, based in Montréal, Québec. 


We believe that architecture has the ability to improve and contribute to the quality and enjoyment of our everyday life. Our goal is not only to satisfy the needs of our clients but also to surpass their expectations in ways they never imagined.


We approach each project as a unique opportunity to solve a creative puzzle. By first listening to and understanding our clients’ requirements, we process the information and consider building regulations, budgets, context and durability to then design a solution specific for the specific problem.


Preliminary Sketch: Country Residence


Develop program with client, existing site surveys and plans for renovation projects, site analysis, schematic sketches, preliminary design, proformas and cost analysis, documents for construction permit, documents for tender to contractors, documents for construction, coordination with municipality, coordination with engineers and other consultants, product selection and visit showrooms with clients for interior design work.

Commercial Building: Montreal

Construction Phase

Tender project to contractors, receive and review tenders with the Owner, assist Owner in contractor selections, site visits to review progress of the work and compliance with plans, coordination with the contractor, prepare progress reports, prepare change orders and review contractor application for payments, prepare deficiency list, prepare certificate of substantial completion and end of works.

Feasibility Study: Building conversion,  Montreal


Feasibility studies, expertise on building techniques, code analysis National Building Code of Canada, upgrade buildings to comply to current codes and regulations, prepare BOMA chart and plans, interior design consultation on hourly basis, *consultation on the purchase and sale of real estate, 

*(Glenn is a liscensed real estate broker affiliated with Group Sutton Centre Ouest real estate agency)




Glenn Peterson

PartneR | PRINCIPAL architect

Glenn obtained a Bachelor of Science of Architecture  degree (1979) followed by a  Bachelor of Architecture degree  (1980) from Mcgill University. He has been an active member of the Quebec Order of Architects since 1983. Glenn also holds a real estate broker's license and has been a member of the Greater Montreal Real Estate Board and the OACIQ since 2006.

Upon graduating Glenn worked for Arcop Associates  in Montreal, Calgary and Florida designing and building hotels and office buildings. In 1986 he returned to Montreal to establish Peterson Architects along with his wife Peggy Ann Turner.

Through Peterson Architects Glenn has successfully completed many multi-family residential, private residential, commercial and institutional projects involving restoration, alterations and new construction. Glenn has also acted as a real estate developer and a general contractor building infill housing. Glenn was one of the pioneers of the infill housing boom in the Plateau Mont Royal borough of Montreal.

Glenn enjoys skiing in the Rocky Mountains or Mont Royal, cycling, golf and Moksha yoga.

Peggy ann turner


Peggy Ann obtained a Bachelor of Science of Architecture  degree (1979) followed by a  Bachelor of Architecture degree  (1980) from Mcgill University. 

Prior to cofounding Peterson Architects, Peggy Ann worked for architecture firms in Montreal and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  Peggy Ann is responsible for the firms interior design and decorating work. She enjoys working closely with her clients to create spaces that bring to life her client's vision. 

Peggy Ann is an established artist. Since 2008, she has had many solo shows, and participated in group exhibitions and fund raising art auctions.  Her work can be found in private and corporate collections around the world. 

Peggy Ann is passionate about dance and she enjoys cooking and baking for her family and friends. She is just as likely to be found in the kitchen late at night practicing a choreography routine as she is baking her famous biscotti or rugelach.


ANDrew Zygal

Senior Technician

Andrew obtained a Bachelor of Architecture Degree (1982) and a Masters Of Architecture Degree (1983) from Technical University of Warsaw, Poland.

Following graduation Andrew worked for architectural firms in Poland, West Germany and Italy. He participated in several design competitions and was on the award winning design team with DIM 84  for the Frederic Chopin Music Center in Poland. Upon immigrating to Montreal he worked for Dan Hanganu Architect and Panzini Architects. He joined Peterson Architects in 1997 and has been responsible for production of documents from preliminary to constructions drawings. Andrew is also responsible for the offices BOMA consulting work.

Andrew is an accomplished painter and enjoys composing music..

Michel Fontaine

Project Manager

Michel obtained a Bachelor of Science of Architecture  degree (1979) followed by a  Bachelor of Architecture degree  (1980) from Mcgill University.

Michel was principal of his own firm in Sherbrooke, Quebec from 1995-2009. He has vast experience in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects both new construction and renovation work. Michel is responsible for business development and project management of the firms  Eastern Townships work.

MIchel enjoys playing hockey and kite boarding in the winter and sailing in the summer.