Richard holds a Mechanical Engineering degree and has 20 years’ experience in the tensile membrane structures industry. He works with clients from the early design concept stages of iconic projects in a wide range of markets throughout North America.
With considerable international experience in design project development, business acquisitions and in-country construction agency development, Richard has a strong understanding of both the design and business sides of construction.
Today, there’s nothing Richard enjoys more than helping clients discover the boundless possibilities of tensile structures and providing them with the technical support they require. Richard has a proven ability to focus on design professionals’ needs to provide solutions that help create award-winning projects, within the intended design criteria, budget, schedule and constructability.
We are pleased to have collaborated with KieranTimberlake and the outfit of a parking structure on the Rice University Campus. In their blog post, they describe the concepts they employed to create an iconic sculptural element. For more details see the KieranTimberlake blog post.
While tensile fabric has several distinct advantages over more traditional materials like glass, one of the most important may be its ability to withstand severe weather events. Our tensile structures and tensile facades in Miami, Jacksonville, Houston, Fort Worth, Waco, and Atlanta did not sustain any damage or require any repair despite enduring events ranging […]