Rich is best described as an architect with a purpose. His focus throughout his career has been to provide cost effective and energy efficient designs for a wide range of public and private clients. He is experienced in most major project types for educational, retail, office, medical office, and industrial users. Rich has always been focused on creating innovative and pleasing solutions to complex challenges. He was a former principal in two other Portland based architectural firms prior to joining CIDA. Most of Rich's work has been projects where realistic construction budgets have been a key design consideration.