Ronnie Pelusio is a licensed Architect with a diverse, well-rounded and detail oriented palette of skills. He has helped to manage and lead teams through all phases of the design and construction processes from master plan to building design to construction management. He oversees the production of drawings in-house, coordinates these drawings with the various consultants and carries out the duties of construction administration. Ronnie is capable of sketching an idea by hand, creating construction documents and animating 3-D computer models (click here to see selected models).

Before he formed PEL•ONA Architects & Urbanists with Korkut in 2010 he worked at Wolff-Lyon Architects ( as a senior associate from 2003 to 2010.  Exemplary projects he managed include the Phase II cottages of the Wellington Neighborhood (160 units), the mixed-use award winning buildings at Mason Street North (20 residential units – 16,500 SF office), and Dartmouth College’s Rivercrest community (260 units) (click here for more information about these projects).

Ronnie’s interest in design and construction are also expressed in his passion for woodworking and furniture making. He focuses on the reuse of materials, such as wooden printing press blocks, sap buckets, and wine cases and on incorporating them in functional pieces of furniture in contemporary ways.

Ronnie is a LEED accredited professional. He received his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies with a focus in Communications from Ithaca College. He initiated a hydrology research project in Botswana and has worked for the U.S.G.S. as a biologist in the deserts of the Southwest. He received his Masters in Architecture from Syracuse University and studied abroad in the architecturally and culturally rich country of Italy.

Current Professional Associations and Activities:
American Institute of Architects – Member
Congress for the New Urbanism – Member
Colorado Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism – Vice President
U.S. Green Building Council – LEED Accredited Professional
Boulder Landmarks Board – Board Member
Holiday Neighborhood Master HOA – President
North Court HOA – Board Member
Neighborhood Shelter Action Group – Member
North Broadway Community Forum – Board Member