Richärd Kennedy Architects (formally Richärd+Bauer Architecture) is a studio based, integrated architectural and interior design firm predicated on the idea that sustainable design permeates every level of the work, from site to landscape, building envelope, building systems, interior spaces and furnishings. Since the firm’s start in 1996, the programming, planning, and design of public buildings has been an essential part of our work. Our portfolio features projects for public and private institutions, including work for civic, higher education, academic research laboratories, and commercial clients.
Our success in the pursuit of design excellence is evidenced by national acclaim in the form of awards and publications of our projects. The firm has received many local, regional, national, and international design awards including the American Institute of Architects “National Honor Award” for Architecture. The firm was recognized as an “Emerging Voice” by the Architectural League of New York, one of the “New Vanguard” by Architectural Record, “Firm of the Year” by AIA Arizona, and “Designers of the Year” by Contract Magazine.