Architect and Lecturer of Bioaugmented Design
The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London
Richard’s research is focused on design operating at the intersection of computation, biofabrication, and biology. His current work explores the role of design in shaping the built environment microbiome and the relationship between the microbial ecologies in buildings and cities and human health. His research on probiotic design won the RIBA Presidents Research Award in 2021. He has built numerous projects and has been exhibited internationally including Archilab–Naturalising Architecture, The Pompidou Centre and Nature –Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.