Registered Architect, Oregon and Washington
After years of work in construction management and design, Peter Kappertz obtained his Architect’s registration in Oregon and Washington. In 2001 he formed a Professional Corporation, Architecture Northwest.
Architecture Northwest’s primary focus is retail, commercial and industrial work. Their most notable projects in the last few years include: an 18,000 square foot retail center, a two story office building expansion and a 27,000 square foot mixed use office-retail-shop building.
Architecture Northwest provides complete “turn-key” services, covering all phases of land use planning, site design, building design and permit processing
Peter Kappertz’ experience includes design services for small commercial projects with a specialty in the petroleum industry. Typical projects included: convenience stores, gas stations, card locks, truck stops, bulk plants and car wash facilities.
He previously worked more than six years as a project manager for a commercial design firm. During his tenure he coordinated the fast-tracked site design and permitting of 20 quick service restaurants and he was involved with the design of over 250 fueling facilities.
He also worked 2 years as construction manager for a commercial development company. His most notable achievement was the planning and coordination of the complete remodeling of 96 Plaid Pantry convenience stores within a six month period. Mr. Kappertz also supervised the design and construction of six new convenience stores with retail fuel service in less than 18 months.
His earliest experience includes 3 years working for Major Commercial Contractors as Cost Estimator, Project Engineer, and Assistant Project Manager. The various projects he worked on include tilt up concrete, post-tensioned concrete and steel frame construction ranging from $500,000 to $10,000,000 in value.
Peter Kappertz is also active in his local community. He is founding Vice President and a current Director of the Boring, Oregon Foundation. An Eagle Scout himself, he is an active leader in the Boy Scouts, having served as Cub Master, Scoutmaster and currently Eagle Mentor.