Richard Hart, ARB

SENIOR Associate Partner

Richard is a Senior Associate Partner at PLP Architecture, with more than 20 years of experience across the UK, Europe and Australia. He has worked on a wide range of projects across a variety of sectors including commercial, healthcare, education, civic, aviation, residential and conservation projects.


Richard has a strong technical background, which is complemented with extensive experience in project documentation, contract administration, cost management, resourcing, project management, strategic planning and dispute resolution.


Richard is currently working on a number of projects, providing monitoring services for clients. This includes assessing the contractors proposals for the design, production, performance, testing, specification and materials employed in the project, to ensure that the employers requirements are being met. The role involves working proactively with contractors and design teams to attain best value, whilst delivering the client’s expectations in terms of design, quality and workmanship.


In previous employment at AEDAS and Woodhead, Richard was lead architect on a number of projects including 25 Copthall Avenue, City of London, The Jack Petchey Academy, Hackney, The Bracknell Health Trust Cancer Centre, in the UK, and the Osborne Park Hospital redevelopment, Town of Kwinana Library, the redevelopment of Forrest Place and the Newman Civic Centre in Australia.


Richard studied at the University of Huddersfield, the American University of Cairo (AUC), and the Ciudad Universitaria Jose Antonio Echevarria (CUJAE)Havana - gaining his Master degree in 1996. He has been a registered architect in the UK since 1999 and is a former member of the RIBA and RAIA.