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 the plaza at the Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building 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.