Peter Murray joined Architectural Design in 1970 as art editor and then moved to the position of technical editor after training at the AA where he edited Clip Kit (featured in Beatriz Columina's exhibition Clip Stamp Fold - small magazines on the 1960s) and, at the same time, was design correspondent of Nova magazine. In 1974 he moved to edit Building Design, followed by a stint as Editor of RIBA Journal, before founding Blueprint Magazine in 1983 together with Deyan Sudjic. He was the curator of the Royal Academy exhibitions New Architecture - the work of Foster, Rogers, Stirling (1986) and Living Bridges (1996). He is currently Chairman of Wordsearch, a design and communications company specialising in architecture and the built environment, Chairman of the New London Architecture Centre and Founder Director of the London Festival of Architecture. He is the author of a number of books including The Saga of Sydney Opera House and Architecture and Commerce.