Peter Kellow studied mathematics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and architecture at Bristol University. He lived in London for many years where he was a principle in the architectural practice of Pinchin Kellow. Following that, Peter practised in Plymouth and founded the local Civic Society.
Since 2009 he has been Communications Secretary to the Traditional Architecture Group, a linked society of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He now lives and works in Toulouse, in the South of France, where he continues to design, write and give talks on architectural theory.