Richard is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP’s Urban
Design Program. He is also an Urban Design Technologist at Kohn Pedersen Fox’s
Urban Interface Team.
As a technologist, Richard brings a unique perspective to the urban
discourse through his understanding of emerging technology. He applies spatial
analysis, pedestrian flow simulation, and data-driven design methodologies to
create high-performing and vibrant urban spaces. Richard’s research is
mission-driven and deeply rooted in empowering communities and creating social
impact through technology. He has contributed to initiatives led by the Van Alen
Institute, Municipal Art Society, Center for Spatial Research, and the
Neighborhood Design Center.
Richard received his Master of Science in Architecture and Urban
Design (MSAUD) from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture from
Carnegie Mellon University. He is also a member of the Urban Design Forum and
Digital Design Community.