Peter Murray trained as an architect but has spent his career in the communication of architecture. He is Chairman of the design and communications consultancy Wordsearch, founder and Exhibitions Director of New London Architecture (NLA), Founder/Director of the London Festival of Architecture and editor in chief of London Property Review magazine.
He was formerly technical editor of Architectural Design (AD) and then Editor of the weekly newspaper Building Design. He then moved to be Editor and Publisher of the RIBA Journal. In 1983 he started Blueprint Magazine, the first of the new wave of design and architecture magazines that charted the rise of the creative industries. He has curated a number of major architectural exhibitions.