Peter Valasis is Development Architect for Centriq-AD Real estate SA. He is a professional registered Architect with South African Council of Architects. He has Bachelors, Honours, and Master’s degree in Architecture at the University of Witwatersrand. His thesis explored African diaspora and affordable housing within Johannesburg City. His firm, Atmos Architecture and Design, was founded in 2014 with his sister Joanne Valasis.  Having been born into a family of architects and builders, architecture and construction have formed part of their discourse from an early age. Atmos explores design across a wide range of scales and disciplines with the goal of enabling poetic and progressive solutions. Peter has worked on a variety of projects ranging from interior design, high-end residential, commercial, hotel design to larger inner-city rejuvenation projects throughout Southern and Western Africa.