Landscape architect and planner Peter Rothschild has over 45 years professional experience. As a founding partner of Quennell Rothschild and Partners he has designed and directed many of the firm’s largest commissions including parks, waterfronts, campus and cultural institutions throughout the U.S. and abroad.
For Princeton University, Peter oversaw the comprehensive renovation of the 900-acre campus. He directed the Hudson River Park Master Plan, creating the blueprint for Manhattan’s 4.5 mile-long Westside waterfront. Peter oversaw the firm’s 400-acre master plan for the Randall’s Island Sports Foundation and led a large team in the design for Riverfront Recapture, a 7,000-acre waterfront development plan for Hartford. At the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden he directed the design of the 7.5 acre park and collaborated with a number of prominent artists on site-specific works.
Peter is a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, a former Fulbright scholar and has been recognized by numerous awards and publications. He has held teaching positions at many universities in the U.S. and abroad and has served on numerous not-for-profit boards including New Yorkers for Parks, serving formerly as the chair of the board. He holds degrees from Harvard University and the University of Oregon.