Peggy McDonough Jan
Peggy McDonough Jan, AIA, LEED AP President

“My favorite aspect of architecture is delight.  We must detail buildings to house us safely and to function brilliantly.  These aspects are exciting and challenging by themselves, but so much more powerful when unified by delight.  Delight can mean beauty, order, meaning, connection to community or synergy with the natural world…best when it is all of these.  Pursuit of achieving this balance is what drives me.”

“Though I enjoy traveling, it’s the collection of exhilarating possibilities throughout Utah that bring me comfort.  From trusting my old Elan 190’s on the slopes to enjoying great conversation, food and drink on a patio or deck day or night.”

As the firm’s President and Design Principal, Peggy has clearly earned the reputation as a genuine leader of creative minds. Over the last 24 years, Peggy has brought particular understanding to civic, office and higher education projects where flexible strategies and desire to increase collaborative interaction is directly and positively influenced by design considerations. In addition to her natural ability to inspire creativity and innovation at MHTN and throughout the design community, Peggy is very active as an educator and has served as Adjunct Assistant Professor, and present Board member, to the University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning co-leading two sustainable design-focused masters project studios, and several graduate design studios.


People + Collaboration + Innovation = Extraordinary Environments

Weber State University Shepherd Student Union
North Carolina State University Talley Student Center
Minnesota State Mankato Centennial Student Union
University of Utah David Eccles School of Business
University of Utah Student Life Center
Salt Lake County West Jordan Library Headquarters and Event Center
Rio Tinto Regional Center Corporate Interior Remodel

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