Richard is an Associate Partner at PLP Architecture, and a registered architect with over fifteen years of experience on projects ranging from education, hotels, residential, retail, sports, offices, performance and recording facilities to mixed-use projects and the refurbishment of listed buildings.
At PLP Architecture, Richard has been responsible for the detailed cladding of the new-build office developments for Nova Victoria in Westminster, and the design development and technical coordination of Lincoln Square, a new residential building on an island site surrounded by historic buildings including the Royal Courts of Justice and The Royal College of Surgeons of England in the Strand Conservation Area in Westminster. He is currently working on the refurbishment of a 1930s building on Oxford Street which will become the home of a flagship retail store for Adidas.
Previous experience at a number of leading architectural practices includes working on the King Abdullah Sports City and the Royal Suites and concourse facilities for a 60,000 capacity football stadium in Jeddah; the concept development and outline design proposal for a 5 star hotel in Abu Dhabi as part of the Qasr Al-Hosn Rehabilitation projects and several award-winning projects in the UK. Such projects include Westminster Academy which features science laboratories, a community learning centre and a sports hall with a dance and drama studio; The Core education centre as phase 4 of the Eden project and the mixed-use development comprising broadcast and technical facilities with leisure, office, retail and public realm at BBC White City Media Village.
Other projects include the redevelopment of Broadcasting House, the Grade II listed headquarters of the BBC; the restoration and redevelopment of the Grade I listed Battersea Power Station and the refurbishment and extension of a derelict warehouse to create the 4* Seel House Hotel in Liverpool.
Richard received his Diploma in Professional Practice in Architecture from University of Westminster in 2010, his postgraduate diploma in Architecture from University of East London and his BA (Hons) Architecture from University of Greenwich.