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Our Team

  • Peter  Hugo Baldwin
  • Martin  Cervantes,
  • Dru  Chapman Lewis
  • Donald A. Cok
  • Christie   Doty
  • Ellen   Duperon
  • Brent R. Dykstra
  • Sheri Lynn Helmer
  • Debra  Hobson
  • Richard   Jaeger
  • Michael   Jen
  • Brenda  Lamfers
  • Todd   Palmer
  • Michael   Paul
  • Stacy  Rorick
  • Sarah  Rowse
  • Thomas J. Sinke
  • Sue  Soper
  • Adam J. Westmaas
  • John  Whitten
  • Travis   Williams
  • Rick  Willinger
  • Mark  Wrona
  • Nancy K. Zeilstra
Peter  Hugo Baldwin

Peter Hugo Baldwin

President / Principal / AIA / NCARB

STATEMENT OF PASSION: Peter’s passion stems from the belief that architecture is for people and has the power to build community and strengthen mission through the transformation of space. He greatly enjoys creating collaborative teams and tailored processes that are focused on client needs while leveraging the strengths of the various team members.

Professional Experience

AMDG Architects, Incorporated
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Spring 2007 - present - President/Principal
1997-2007 - Senior Vice President

Integrated Architects P.C.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
August 1992 - 1996
Senior Designer / Project Manager

Corporate Design Group
Ann Arbor, Michigan
January 1988 - August 1992
Architectural Designer / Project Architect

Albert Kahn & Associates, Inc.
Detroit, Michigan
January 1987 - December 1987
Assistant Designer

Hobbs and Black Architects, Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
June 1985 - December 1986

Giffels Associates, Inc.
Southfield, Michigan
March 1985 - June 1985
Design Assistant

Thomas S. Monaghan, Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
March 1983 - March 1985
Architectural Assistant


Interests and Hobbies

Time with family
Not-for-profit housing
Coin collection
Foreign Languages


The University of Michigan
College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Master of Architecture, 1988
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 1985

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Liberal Arts Studies
September 1981 - May 1983
Teaching Experience

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Adjunct and Visiting Professor
Architectural Communication - Eng103A
Interim: Shaping Space: An Introduction to Architectural Design

The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Teaching Assistant - Structures I and II
Instructor - Freehand Sketching


Registrations, Certifications, Awards/Distinctions

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certification
Registered Architect - State of Michigan
Registered Architect - State of Kentucky
Registered Architect - State of New Mexico
Registered Architect - State of Illinois
Registered Architect - State of Florida
Registered Architect - State of Missouri
Registered Architect - State of Ohio
Registered Architect - State of Indiana
Registered Architect - State of Tennessee
Registered Architect - State of North Carolina
Registered Architect - State of Wisconsin

Member Michigan Chapter - American Institute of Architects
Member USGBC West Michigan Chapter
Member Community Sustainability Partnership, Grand Rapids

Young Architect Award, AIAGV Chapter, 2002
George G. Booth Traveling Fellowship in Architecture, 1989
Second Place - The Chicago Awards - Chicago Chapter AIA, 1989
Albert Kahn Fellow - 1988
Winner - Leonard B. Willike Competition, 1987
Winner - Architectural Design Division - Steelcase Fine Arts Competition, 1987
Member Michigan Chapter - American Institute of Architects
Member USGBC West Michigan Chapter
Member Community Sustainability Partnership, Grand Rapids


Commitment to Learning and Sharing

Participator - SCS Conference - Strengthening Christian Schools, 2014
Presenter - RetNet Conference - Lean Process for Design, 2014
Participator - CEFPI Council of Educational Facility Planners International, April 2012
Sponsor - STEM Conference: Motivating Young Women toward Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, 2011, 2012
Presenter - Joint Faculty Inservice - Grand Rapids Catholic Secondary Schools: Facilities that Support 21st Century Learning - Case Studies and Best Practices; Participants: West Catholic High School, Catholic Central High School, March 2012
Presenter - CSI Leadership Convention: Sustainable Design & Construction - Building a LEED-Certified Christian School - Baltimore, Maryland, 2011
Participator - Harvard University Education Seminar: Effective Education and Innovative Learning Environments, June 2011
Presenter and Participator - ABACC Conference and Webinar: Implementing Capital Improvements in a Tough Economy - Orlando, Florida, 2010
Juror - AIA Design Awards, Palm Beach Florida Chapter, 1994
Juror - Michigan Industrial and Technology Education State Fair, 1993
Presenter - "Ideas in Architecture" - Michigan Society of Architects Design Conference, 1991
Established a Pre-Architecture scholarship for minorities and women at Calvin College
Creator - Bill Scott Memorial Internship Program, 1991
Mentor - Scholarly Research Summer Program - The University of Michigan, 1991
Mentor - AIA MI Mentoring Network, 2002 - present


Commitment to Community

Member at Large - The Council of Educational Facility Planners (CEFPI), present 
Board Member - Pine Rest Foundation, President, present 
Board Member - Pregnancy Resource Center, present
Committee Member - Building Campaign for Tall Turf Ministries, 2010 - 2011
Council Member - Saint Francis Xavier Pastoral Council, 2009 – 2012
Board Member - Saint Francis Xavier School Board, 1998 – 2001
President of Board of Directors - Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF), 1997
Board Member - Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF), 1993 – 1999
Committee Member - Habitat for Humanity, Huron Valley, 1990
Advisor - Association for a more Just Society, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 2014
Member - West Michigan Minorities In Architecture/ Engineering Consortium




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