Peter Jay Zweig, FAIA is a principal in the firm Peter Jay Zweig Architects and a professor at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture + Design. He is an architect, interior designer, educator, exhibition designer and author. The award winning firm has won recognition for 3 international, 26 national, and 16 regional architectural awards. In addition he has received 80 domestic and international patents for building system innovations. Gail Peter Borden, FAIA is principal of the architecture office Borden Partnership and Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston. His numerous awards include: the Architectural League Prize; an artist-in-residence at the Chinati Foundation, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and the MacDowell Colony; a Graham Foundation Grant; the Borchard Fellowship; and books including: Material Precedent, Matter, Principia, Process, Lineament, and New Essentialism.