Speaker Profile

Peter J. Hill, Sr., AIA




Presentation Topics

•                    Overview of Veterinary Medical Design Process

•                    Critical Care Design

•                    Creature Comforts – Boarding for the 21st Century

•                    Choosing Team Members for Your Project

•                    Planning and Executing Renovation/Additions/Leaseholds

•                    Selecting and Planning Your Site

•                    Adjacencies of Circulation

•                    Choosing Materials and Equipment

•                    Designing to Serve the Demanding Client

•                    Trends in Veterinary Medical Design

•                   Maximizing Your Design and Construction Budgets

•                   Any design subject customized to suit your needs


Professional Experience

Mr. Hill has over 21 years of diversified experience in programming, design, document preparation, and construction administration.

As President of HDA, Mr. Hill participates in all phases of the firm's projects.  This includes presentations, program development, production of schematic design, design development and construction documents as well as coordination of consultants and plan distribution for bidding.  Mr. Hill has extensive experience in administering construction contracts from pre-construction to closing documents and post occupancy.  He personally handles all projects varying in size from $200,000 to $27 million and is ultimately responsible for all work produced at HDA.  Mr. Hill’s extensive experience with animal care design and thorough understanding of this unique building type, has made him a sought after speaker on the subject.

Mr. Hill plays a key role in implementing quality assurance measures at HDA, including program analysis, plan review, establishing and maintaining production schedules as well as coordinating site visits and observing construction for contract compliance.

Education and Training

BSAET, Southern Polytechnic University, 1991

Other Credentials

American Institute of Architects, Southern Building Code Congress International, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, Rotary International, Board of Directors Gwinnett YMCA, Dawson County Rotary Club, Dawson County Planning Commission, Dawson County Humane Society, AAHA Vendor/Supplier, Leadership Dawson

Registrations:   Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Maryland

Recent Speaking Engagements

Professionally, Mr. Hill has conducted seminars at the Georgia Convention of the American Institute of Architects, and he conducts a half dozen lectures annually on the design process.  Mr. Hill most recently lectured at the 2005 SEVC, 2004 SEVC, and the 2002 and 2003 North American Veterinary Conferences.  In 2006, Mr. Hill has been booked to lecture at IVECCS, NCVMA Annual Conference, SEVC & First Flight Veterinary Conference.