Mark is a registered Architect and member of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, Mark Richards (B.Arch.) founded the practice, mark richards architects in 1999.
Mark studied extensively in Melbourne and abroad and brings to the firm vast experience in quality residential, residential apartments, retail and commercial design.
Mark is committed to understanding and achieving the client brief in a cost effective, professional and innovative manner. Mark’s experience working on commercial and retail projects has been transferred to the residential sphere. The resultant design innovation encompasses new materials, construction techniques and embracing appropriate environmentally sustainable design principles. As Director of mark richards architects, he has been responsible for the design and overseen construction for over 50 residential projects across Melbourne. These projects have been extensively published both locally and internationally.
Mark is actively involved in the Australian Institute of Architects (Victorian Chapter) Mark has served for many years on the Members Services Committee – three years as Chair.
Mark’s interests include wrestling with son Will, drawing with daughter Lucy and exploring the cultural life of Melbourne with his wife.
Ed graduated from University of Melbourne in 2010 and worked in small design based practices. He has gained considerable experience on commercial fit-outs and overseen many domestic builds through to completion prior to joining Mark Richards Architects.
Since obtaining his registration and joining Mark Richards Architects, Ed has been involved in many residential and commercial projects from inception.