Peter Trowbridge

Principal Emeritus

Peter Trowbridge is the Founding Principal at Trowbridge Wolf Michaels Landscape Architects. With over 40 years of professional practice, Peter has a wide range of experience in the design of public parks, recreation facilities, streetscapes, campus planning and site design. He is highly regarded for his extensive plant knowledge and skill in successfully leading collaborative design processes, including multiple municipal and agency clients. He leads much of the firm’s higher education design work.

Professional Registration and Memberships

  • Registered Landscape Architect in the State of New York (#000840-1)
  • Registered Landscape Architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (#LA001355R)
  • American Society of Landscape Architects Member


  • Master of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 1975
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse University, 1973
  • Associate of Science, Alfred State College, 1970

Teaching Experience

  • Landscape Architecture Chair, Cornell University
  • Professor, Cornell University, Landscape Architecture, 1976-present


Selected Projects


210 Hancock Street

Ithaca College - Peggy Ryan Williams Center

Erie Canalway Trail