A senior ManagingPrincipal with over 30 years of experience, Richard oversees some of the firm’smost significant endeavors, approaching every project, regardless of scale orprogram, as an opportunity not only to fulfill each client’s vision, but alsoto contribute to the surrounding context.
Richard has led a widerange of projects from boutique residential buildings to mixed-use complexesand supertall towers, from historic lobby renovations to master plans forsmart, sustainable cities. With a flexible management style adapted for eacheffort, and a vision uninhibited by scale, Richard has been essential toseveral of the KPF’s most complex undertakings.
Key to his approach isestablishing a thoughtful, stimulating, and constantly evolving work environmentthat propels design teams towards innovative solutions. With proactiveleadership, Richard builds consensus among varied project stakeholders tofacilitate the decision-making process, ensuring that projects proceed smoothlytowards a common set of goals.
Working closely with firmco-founder, A. Eugene Kohn, Richard has taught courses at the Harvard BusinessSchool on building design in real estate and been a guest speaker for multipleclasses at Harvard’s Executive Education Center and the Young PresidentsOrganization. Richard also contributes a significant amount of his time tomentoring younger designers and architects at KPF, ensuring the firm perseveresas a global leader in architectural practice.