Gilday Architects PC is a professional firm established in 1993 in Jackson, Wyoming, offering over 25 years of experience in residential, commercial and civic projects. The office asserts a design philosophy which combines forms, materials and images in a manner respectful to traditional western vernaculars but with a contemporary sensibility. We aim to produce projects that are thought provoking, inviting, solid in quality and appropriate to the landscape and the revitalized culture of the West. We are committed to pursuing a strong interactive relationship through the design and construction process in order to realize a project that meets the needs and vision of the client.
Architect Peggy Gilday, Principal of Gilday Architects, received her professional Bachelor of Architecture degree from The Cooper Union School of Architecture. Upon graduation in 1984, Peggy worked for two of the top architecture and interior design firms in New York developing her style of design. While working at Davis Brody Bond & Associates, she served as Project Architect on The Museum of Modern Art Moving Image Preservation Center and Harvard Institutes of Medicine laboratories. She also worked with Toshiki Mori Architect who is best known for clean, artful and intellectual design in the retail and office design segments. Relocating to Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 1995, she formed the design firm of Tobler Duncker Architects doing residential and commercial design projects in the Jackson Hole area. In 2008, Peggy transitioned to her own firm of Gilday Architects to pursue a broader design market which includes award-winning commercial, restaurant, retail, institutional, as well as custom residential projects. The studio of design professionals she has assembled has a strong sense of design innovation and excellent project execution skills. She is actively involved in the Jackson Hole community and is currently a board member of the Center for the Arts. She is also a past president of the Jackson Hole Land Trust board, a prior board member of the Teton Science Schools, and a participant of the Teton County Blue Ribbon Panel for Workforce Housing. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects and maintains her professional license in Wyoming and New York.