Peter Jay Zweig

Peter Jay Zweig, FAIA, is a Professor and Curator of International Exhibitions at the Gerald. D Hines College of Architecture + Design at the University of Houston. He is principal of the international award-winning Peter Jay Zweig Architects. He has authored numerous books, including: Risky Habit(at), Living + Dying InBetween the Real + the Virtual (2022), City of Refugees: A Search for Utopia (co-author), A History of the Future, and Houston: A Genetic City (co-author). As an architect, inventor, curator, exhibition designer, and theoretician his work has focused on architectural experimentation and future scenarios. He has received worldwide patents for innovative building systems, including: concrete spray monocoque structures (2000). He has been a curator and exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale, was one of five US architecture firms (BPZ) selected to exhibit at the 2010 Guangzhou Biennale in Korea, was curator of the traveling exhibition, “What Could Have Been”, and has exhibited and curated exhibitions in domestic and international museums, including: The Cooper Hewitt, the High Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, and the AEDES Architectural Foundation.

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