Peter Scott


Peter 2016


B.A. (Hons) in Architecture, University of Liverpool (UK), 1985
B.Arch (Hons), University of Liverpool (UK), 1989
Registered Architect (TAS), No. 557, 1990
Registered Architect (NSW), No. 10225, 2018
Green Star Accredited Professional, Green Building Council of Australia, 2007
Fellow, Australian Institute of Architects, 2011
Accredited Building Services Provider (Architect) CC1033N
Working With Vulnerable People No. 729233387

Significant Projects


Peter is a registered architect and founding Director of Xsquared Architects with over thirty years of experience in architectural practice. He practised in the UK and USA on a wide range of education, commercial and residential projects before establishing an architectural practice in Tasmania in 1998.

In 2007 Peter formed Xsquared Architects with Keith Drew, and has played an important role in positioning Xsquared Architects at the forefront of the delivery of high quality, contemporary and sustainable buildings in Tasmania, including forging a strong reputation in heritage restoration and adaptation.

For over two decades Peter has been an active advocate for sustainability in the built environment. He chaired the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Sustainability Committee for more than four years and chaired the Tasmanian Chapter Sustainability Committee for eight years. He was the first Green Star Accredited Professional in Tasmania and brings his wealth of sustainability knowledge to all our projects.

Peter is the Immediate Past President of the Property Council of Australia Tasmanian Division and is on the Division’s Urban Renewal Committee. He is also currently a member of the Tasmanian Heritage Council and the judge for the Master Builders Tasmania Excellence in Building and Construction Awards, a role he has held since 2017.

Apart from his specialist sustainability and heritage knowledge, Peter also has considerable experience in mental health design and best practice design under the WELL Building Standard.