Peter J. Kindel is a licensed 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, and environmental planning. Mr. Kindel’s work is 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. His projects have been honored with over fifteen national and international design awards.