Peter Mansfield, Architect, M.Arch., O.A.A.


Peter Mansfield Resume – October 2023


  • Master of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1991
  • Demark International Study Program (Architecture and Design Studies), University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1989
  • Bachelor of Technology (Architectural Science), Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto, Ontario, 1988

Work Experience:

  • 1999 – Present: Principal of Peter Mansfield Architect, a community-based practice located in Almonte, Ontario. Over the past seventeen years a number of projects have been sensitively undertaken ranging from adaptive re-use, commercial and institutional to numerous custom residential commissions. The firm of Peter Mansfield Architect thrives on the model of team design work both in partnering with architectural colleagues, as well as the coordination of various consultants as required to achieve timely and quality results. Sample projects include:
  • Orchard View by the Mississippi, Almonte, ON – 130,000 ft2 121-suite retirement centre (under construction)
  • Clothier Street Apartment Building, Kemptville, ON – 7,000 ft2 6-unit apartment building (under construction)
  • Mills Community Support Corp., Almonte, ON – 5,000 ft2 Country Street community centre (in development)
  • Garden Villa Retirement Residence, Chesterville, ON – 7,500 ft2 12-unit addition (2015)
  • Andrews United Church, Arnprior, ON – 18 to 24-unit affordable housing apartment (2014 study)
  • Mills Community Support Corp., Carleton Place, ON – 40 to 54-unit affordable senior’s housing (2014 study)
  • Orville Street Apartment Building, Stitsville, ON – 16,500 ft2 20-unit apartment building (2013)
  • Action Ottawa Affordable Housing Competition, Ottawa, ON – 60-unit residential development (2012)
  • Loeb Centre, Ottawa Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, Ottawa, ON – Addition (2012)
  • Mills Community Support Corp., Almonte ON – 18,000 ft2 20-unit affordable senior’s apartments (2011)
  • Invista Centre, Kingston, ON – 2,300 ft2 City of Kingston track & field washroom & maintenance building (2011)
  • Heritage Court, Almonte, ON – 12,000 ft2 mixed-use commercial & office development (2010)
  • Old Flour Mill, Almonte, ON – 20,000 ft2 6-storey residential adaptive re-use & addition (2010)
  • Thoburn Mill, Almonte, ON – 31,000 ft2 4-storey residential & commercial adaptive re-use & addition (2009)
  • Mills Community Support Corp., Almonte, ON – 5,000 ft2 office building (completed 2008)
  • Canadian Hydro Components, Almonte, ON – 15,000 ft2 manufacturing facility & offices (2008)
  • Various Custom Residences
  • March 1997 – April 1998: Intern Architect with Griffiths Rankin Cook Architects located in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • October 1996 – February 1997: Intern Architect with Bukit Cahaya Country Resorts located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • August 1994: Intern Architect with Commonwealth Historic Resource Management located in Perth, Ontario.
  • May 1993: Consulting contract with Upper Canada College located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • November 1992: Intern Architect with Edmundson Matthews Architects located in Kanata, Ontario.
  • July 1991 – August 1992: Intern Architect with Blewitt Dodd Ching Lee Architects located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Membership & Community Involvement:

  • Licensed Member: Ontario Association of Architects, September 1999 to present
  • Sessional Instructor: Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism, Carleton University, Autumn 2012 to present
  • Guest Critic: Algonquin College Architectural Technology, 2013
  • Guest Speaker: Urban Studies & Heritage Conservation, Carleton University School of Architecture, 2003 – 2012
  • Member: Advisory Committee for Carleton University Almonte Satellite Campus Expansion Initiative, 2011
  • Guest Speaker: Career Day, Notre Dame Secondary School, & ADHS Public Secondary School: 1999, 2002 & 2011
  • Advisor: Almonte Downtown Riverwalk, Town of Mississippi Mills, ON
  • Advisor & Judge: Mississippi Mills Community Conservation Awards Program
  • Member: Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, 1993 – 1994
  • Project Coordinator: Almonte Community Cooperators ‘The Hub’ Building Renovations
  • Vice President (Adult) TYPS (Take Young People Seriously), Almonte, ON

Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient of the 2011 Mississippi Mills Cultural Achievement Award.
  • Awarded 1st place in a 1988 University of Manitoba inter‑studio design competition for a new German Canadian Centre / Senior’s Housing.
  • Recipient of an Award for Technical Achievement by Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in 1987.
  • Architectural studio work selected as subject of proposed interior mural for the St. Boniface General Hospital expansion in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • Architectural and promotional renderings selected for the McMaster Health Centre, Niagara College by the Upper Canada College & Canadian Cancer Society.


  • Almonte, Ramsay Heritage Driving Tour, January 1996 – 28 panel illustrated tour.
  • Commissioned Architectural Illustrations by the Bank of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.


  • Available upon request.


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