Peter Hendrickson, a licensed Architect with over thirty years of experience in the practice of architecture, facilities planning, design, and construction. His leadership skills, complemented by progressive experience in architectural design, project management, and staff development, has enabled Peter to work successfully both in the public and private sectors for some of the nation’s leading healthcare and educational institutions.
As the Associate Vice Chancellor – Design and Construction for UCLA Capital Programs, Peter is responsible for managing the design and construction of the approximately two billion dollar capital improvement program for the Campus. Current major activities include the seismic mitigation and infrastructure improvement for the Health Sciences and a number of ongoing research, education, housing, athletic, and auxiliary facility construction projects. Peter is also involved in the planning and development of new projects to renovate or replace the existing health sciences facilities, as well as managing other new and continuing campus academic, arts, administrative, and seismic renovation projects.
Prior to joining UCLA, Peter served as the Director, Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction at Cedars-Sinai Health System and as the Chief of Facilities Planning for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
Peter spent the first ten years of his career in private practice serving the Long Beach / South Bay area of Southern California. He also served those communities as an AIA California Council Director, President of AIA Long Beach / South Bay, and as an Economic Development Commissioner for the City of Long Beach.
Peter is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and the California State University International Program.