Richard Patterson graduated from the University of California in 1967 (BA), and subsequently studied architecture at Cambridge University (MA Cantab) and the Architectural Association (AADipl). He studied at Princeton University 1976-1979 and qualified as a registered architect in the UK in 1980, setting up his own practice in1991.
His design work has focused on commercial projects in the City of London and embassy properties. He has lectured widely on topics in architecture and architectural theory in America, Germany, and the United Kingdom, including keynote presentations at the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Royal Academy.
He has led O/S projects for the FCO and taught at Princeton University, Kingston University, De Montfort University, University of Brighton, Arts University Bournemouth and Ravensbourne University London. He has served as a member of the RIBA Validation Panel, specialist adviser to the ARB, and is a member of the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers.
Dr. Richard Patterson MA(Cantab), AADipl, PhD Architect
Associate senior lecturer
History and theory lead, BA (Hons) Architecture