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About Our Firm

Peace Studio Architects, Inc. is a group of dedicated professionals, passionate about design and committed to client service. We work on a diverse range of projects with a common focus to improve the built environment and exceed our clients expectations. Our motto is “BECAUSE DESIGN MATTERS”. Our brand signifies not just the important process of designing a building or space, but an EXCELLENT product built around an amazing “design” team.

We promote listening to the client, superb communication, and taking the time to ensure the end result is a stellar and well-designed project. Project types include: commercial, cultural, hospitality, adaptive re-use, interiors, tenant finish, landscape, masterplanning, and more.  We seek clients that value design and a collaborative process. What many consider obstacles–we call design opportunities.

Gill Peace


Gill Peace has over 28 years of experience in the field of Architecture. Gill has had the opportunity to be the Lead Designer on projects that include; Civic + Cultural, Commercial, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Work Place (tenant finish), Sports + Recreation (Arena), Master Planning, Education, Government, Adaptive Re-Use, Sacred Architecture, Landscape, Interior Design, as well as the Coordination and Estimating of TIFF projects. Since starting Peace Studio Architects in August of 2013 he has worked as Lead Designer on a variety of projects across the Midwest.

Education & Professional Certificates

MA in Architecture – University of Nebraska – Lincoln 1992
BA in Architecture – University of Nebraska – Lincoln 1990
Member of American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Member of NCARB
Licensed in Nebraska, Kansas, & Missouri

Sam Peace

Owner | Marketing | Project Manager | Architectural Photographer

Zack Johnson

Project Architect

Education & Professional Certificates

MA in Architecture – University of Nebraska – Lincoln 2012
BA in Architecture – University of Nebraska – Lincoln 2010
Licensed in Nebraska

Dolly Samples

Finance Manager


Home Builder Digest

Top Five Architects Award

Kansas City Magazine

February 2021’s Coolest Homes in KC

Boutique Design Magazine

Gold Key Award: Best Lobby Upper Midscale
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GC Magazine

Best Commercial Architects in Lincoln, NE

Enersen Urban Design Award

2020 Award
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Midwest Living Magazine

Featured in Nov-Dec 2021 Issue 
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Home Builder Digest

Best Residential Architects in Nebraska

Kansas City Business Journal

Featured Article
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Enersen Urban Design Award

2022 Award
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