Born 1956. Architect, educator, and information design theorist. Based in Midland, MI, USA. He has published widely on the architecture of cyberspace and is the author of "Envisioning Cyberspace" which presents design principles for on-line spatial environments. The book was published by McGraw Hill in 1998.
Anders received his degrees from the University of Michigan (B.S.1976) and Columbia University (M.A.1982). He is currently a fellow of the University of Plymouth CAiiA-STAR Ph.D. program. He was a principle in an architectural firm in New York City until 1994 when he formed MindSpace.net, an architectural practice specializing in media/information environments. He has received numerous design awards for his work and has taught graduate level design studios and computer-aided design at universities including the New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of Detroit-Mercy, and the University of Michigan.
His work has been featured in professional journals and he has presented his research on the architecture of cyberspace in several international venues including The New York Architectural League, Xerox PARC, ISEA, CAiiA, Cyberconf, ACADIA, AEC, ACM-Multimedia, InterSymp, SEGD and the World Future Society.
- Merging Spaces: From Digital Information Architecture to Narrative Imagination. Peter Anders in Conversation with Sabine Breitsameter. November 2002. http://www.swr.de/swr2/audiohyperspace/engl_version/interview/anders.html