Peter S. Harsh

AIA, ACHA, NCARB, LEED AP, Managing Principal


Pete has more than thirty years experience in designing new, renovated, and expanded facilities for various building types. Pete has been with the firm since 1983. Six years after joining the practice, he advanced to principal and became President in 2006.

As a principal, he shares various leadership responsibilities concerning firm management and project oversight. He is involved in most projects, dealing specifically with technical design issues. His area of expertise, from programming to design and construction phasing, has been directed toward comprehensive renovation work on complex projects.

Registration / Certification

Architectural Registration
Board Certified

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, NCARB
American College of Healthcare Architects, ACHA
Construction Specifications Institute, CCS
United States Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional

Recent Publications

Harsh, Peter S., AIA, CCS; Gindelberger, Todd A., AIA; Bement, Ami M., Interior Designer; Gregory, Mary M., RN, BA, BSN; Herby, Karen S., RN, MBA, CHE. “A Room of One’s Own: An Innovative Model for Patient-Centered Surgical Care,” (340k PDF) Academy Journal, (American Institute of Architects).

Affiliations / Activities

  • American Institute of Architects – Member – National, Ohio and Dayton Chapters
  • AIA Dayton – Served as President, Vice-President, Secretary
  • CEO Development Program – Dayton, Ohio Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Dayton – Class of 2005
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley Region – Board of Directors, Vice Chair
  • Rotary Club of Dayton, Ohio – Board of Directors, ISUS/ Youth Build Committee, Paul Harris Fellow
  • Aileron Customer Advisory Council


The Ohio State University – 1974
Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Continuing Education
  • AIA Continuing Education Program – Annually
  • AIA National Convention – 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2012
  • AIA Academy for Architecture in Health Conference/ Healthcare Design – 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • AIA Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Health Care Facilities Seminar – 2001, 2006
  • ASHE/ AIA PDC Conference – 2007, 2009, 2013