“I like to create awe and delight. I always enjoy an element of surprise in the design that the client doesn’t realize until they occupy the space.”

Erik is licensed in Ari­zona, Idaho, Texas, Hawaii, Utah, Oklahoma, Nevada, Montana, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Cal­i­for­nia. He also has attained his NCARB cer­ti­fi­ca­tion giv­ing reci­procity for any state license.

President of PHX Architecture, Erik B. Peterson grew up in Chicago and received his Bach­e­lor of Archi­tec­ture degree from Iowa State Uni­ver­sity and his Master’s degree at Ari­zona State Uni­ver­sity.  His career in the Southwest began at the famed Taliesin Architects, Frank Lloyd Wright’s firm in Arizona, where he gained knowledge of organic architecture principals. Now as President of the award-winning  PHX Architecture, he presides over the 30-person firm headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ with a second office in Beverly Hills, CA. Erik specializes in lifestyle design includ­ing luxury, bespoke res­i­den­tial, golf club­houses, boutique resorts and distinctive dining; Erik’s designs have won numer­ous indus­try awards including multiple Gold Nuggets, Best in American Li