Richard has been a member of OLIN for more than two decades, and has been an integral part of some of the studio’s signature projects—including Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building Plaza in Cleveland, Ohio; Hermann Park Master Plan in Houston, Texas; and the Brancusi Ensemble in Târgu-Jiu, Romania. His recent work includes catalytic urban projects such as the City Dock Master Plan in Annapolis, Maryland; Syracuse Connective Corridor in Syracuse, New York; Yale University’s New Residential Colleges in New Haven, Connecticut; and the restoration of Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore, Maryland. He also led the design of the New Residential Colleges of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Richard earned a Diploma in Architecture from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, and then went on to receive a Master of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. He actively serves as an Adjunct Professor at Philadelphia University, and is a regularly invited juror at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. Richard recently served as a visiting studio professor at the Department of Architecture, Design and Engineering of Universidad de Monterrey in Mexico.