Rich recently joined JKRP after running his own practice for over twenty years. Much of his work has focused on projects which promote healthy and vibrant communities. He is a nationally recognized expert in the design of environments for frail seniors with completed projects that span the country.
Rich’s love of modern design takes shape in the renovations and gardens that he has designed and built for the home he shares with wife, three daughters, two dogs and one very skinny cat. His various passions including beer brewing, travel, photography, mid-century modern furniture, pretty much anything to do with bicycles and volunteering with his church, the Appalachia Service Project and the Community Design Collaborative.
You're forced to carry around a boombox for the rest of your life and can only play one song, what would it be?
Mickey Avalon's Jane Fonda
Unusual skills or talents?
Not terribly unusual anymore, but I am a home brewer.
Favorite building in Philadelphia?
The new Barnes.
Thing you like most about architecture?
Seeing the end users’ reactions as the project moves from design to reality.
Favorite restaurant in the city?
Vietnam, but Pizzeria Stella is a close second.