Richard is an established architect. He founded Astudio with his fellow Directors to continue his passion for designing world class buildings following 12 years at Foster and Partners. Through success in a number of large design competitions, Richard and his team have built a strong reputation in high quality design. Richard joined Foster and Partners following his degree and continued to build his career there following his Diploma from the Bartlett School of Architecture. Richard gained experience in a number of sectors from museums, retail, hotels, offices and special structures. His interest in 3D computer design developed to enable him to deliver the City Hall Project, the first of its type to be delivered using 3D software. This ground breaking project enthused him to develop his practice with a strong three dimension philosophy in both physical and CAD models. Richard is motivated by unique design challenges and has an interest in using sophisticated computer technology. Richard is a member of a number of high profile design review panels including, CABE, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Architectural Appraisal Panel, and the Home Office DRP.