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Peter Anders

United States

Peter Anders is an architect, educator, and information design theorist. He has published widely on the architecture of cyberspace and is the author of "Envisioning Cyberspace" which presents design principles for on-line spatial environments. The book was published by McGraw Hill in 1998.
Anders received his degrees from the University of Michigan (B.S.1976) and Columbia University (M.A.1982). He is currently a fellow of the University of Plymouth CAiiA-STAR Ph.D. program. He was a principle in an architectural firm in New York City until 1994 when he formed MindSpace.net, an architectural practice specializing in media/information environments. He is also the director of CLEAR, the Center for Learning Environment Applications and Research, at Saginaw Valley State University. He has received numerous design awards for his work and has taught graduate level design studios and computer-aided design at universities including the New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of Detroit-Mercy, and the University of Michigan.
His work has been featured in professional journals and he has presented his research on the architecture of cyberspace in several international venues including The New York Architectural League, Xerox PARC, ISEA, CAiiA, Cyberconf, ACADIA, AEC, ACM-Multimedia, InterSymp and the World Future Society.

Journal Articles:

Anthropic Cyberspace: Defining Electronic Space from First Principles

October 2001
Leonardo Reviews

Architecture's New Media: Principles, Theories, and Methods of Computeraided Design

October 2005