Peggy’s firm Fresh Architect specializes in commercial, health care and residential design. The residential portfolio includes new construction, renovations, kitchens and a focus on coastal properties. Peggy is a member of the Monogram Designer Collective. Learn more by visiting fresharchitect.com and by following @fresharchitect.
Q: WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR INSPIRATION?
A: I get new ideas and inspiration from art museums and Instagram.
Q: WHO CURRENTLY INSPIRES YOU?
A: Susan B. Anthony inspires me.
Q: WHAT PIECE OF ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO AN ASPIRING ARCHITECT?
A: I would advise an aspiring architect to be innovative, creative and stretch the boundaries of what you can do.
Q: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR ARCHITECTURAL STYLE?
A: My architectural style is fresh, clean lines, collaborative, and balanced design with natural light.
Q: WHERE IS THE MOST INSPIRING PLACE YOU’VE TRAVELED?
A: The most inspiring place I’ve traveled is Sydney, Australia. My dream was to see the Opera House and it was so much more and better than I ever imagined.
Q: WHAT IS YOUR MOST FAVORITE PROJECT?
A: My most favorite project was working on the CT Children’s Museum.
Q: WHAT IS YOUR DREAM PROJECT?
A: My dream project would be to work on an indoor and outdoor community for kids and families. It would be a project that I would start from scratch.
Q: WHERE IS YOUR MOST FAVORITE VACATION SPOT?
A: My favorite vacation spot is Vail, CO.
Q: WHAT ARE YOU BEST KNOWN FOR?
A: I’m best known for fresh and creative thinking and my community involvement in many types of organizations.
Q: WHAT IS YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION?
A: My most prized possession is a book titled “ Higher Ideals” that was written and published by my great uncle in 1933.
Q: WHAT IS ONE THING PEOPLE DO NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU?
A: One thing people don’t know about me is that I like to go fishing.
Q: WHAT IS YOUR GO-TO COCKTAIL?
A: My go-to cocktail is a Mojito.
Q: WHAT IS ONE ADJECTIVE THAT BEST DESCRIBES YOU USING THE FIRST LETTER OF YOUR FIRST NAME?
A: One adjective that best describes me is Positive.