About

Peter Kappertz

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.