Past Announcements and Awards


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July 2007

Trevor Clark joines Peter Margittai, Architect as Graduate Architect.

May 2007

Peter Margittai was quoted in a recent New York Times article about alternatives to granite countertops.

April 2007

Designed by Peter, this luxury loft apartment shares the second story of our new office space and features a private rooftop terrace and indoor parking in the heart of the South Side.

March 2007

Renovations are currently underway at 2110 Sarah Street ñ the future offices of Peter Margittai, Architect.

January 2007

Peter Margittai, Architect announces the addition of Eric Nicklaus as graduate architect and Stephanie Armbruster as design assistant and office manager.

August 2006

Peter Margittai was featured in “For the Love of Main Streets,” an article focused on the growing trend of people choosing to live in sustainable communities — those with main streets featuring amenities within walking distance.

August 2006

Two homes featuring renovations designed by Peter Margittai Architects will be showcased during two upcoming House Tours.

May 2006

On May 26th, Peter Margittai was invited by East Liberty Development, Inc. to participate in a design charette for that organization’s Prototype House.

March 2006

In March 2006, Peter Margittai Architect won the 12th Annual Superior Interiors Design Awards (Architectural Residences — Under 3,500 square feet.)

March 2006

On March 3, 2006, Peter Margittai Architect unveiled The Time Machine, a playhouse designed and built to benefit the Girl Scouts of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

August 2005

Peter Margittai Architect will be featured on an upcoming episode of HGTV’s Designers’ Challenge.

July/August 2005

In June 2005, Peter Margittai participated in a roundtable discussion with other architects about the pros and cons of starting an architecture practice. His comments were featured in the July/August 2005 issue of Columns magazine.

April 2005

On April 1, 2005, Cool Space Locator honored True Café & Bartini as a “Cool Space” in the first ever Cool Space Awards. The mission of the Cool Space Awards is to celebrate and highlight the cool spaces in the Pittsburgh region while creating excitement that encourages more adaptive reuse of urban locations.

January/February 2005

True Café and Bartini, a project designed by Peter Margittai Architect, was featured in the January/February 2005 Columns magazine as part of its Entertainment Architecture feature.

December 2004

Peter Margittai and his family — wife Michele and daughter Sophia — were featured in the South Side Local Development Company’s 2004 Annual Report. In the report, Peter, a South Side resident since 1994, shared why he chose to live in this city neighborhood.

March 2003

Peter Margittai Architect won the 9th Annual Superior Interiors Design Awards for its first floor redesign of a foursquare Squirrel Hill home. The project won in two categories (Architecture — Remodels or Additions over $50,000 and Interior Design — Single Residential Space Over $35,000.)