29 November - 1 December
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Richard Maimon is a partner at KieranTimberlake, an award-winning architecture firm recognized for its environmental ethos, research expertise, and innovative design and planning. In more than thirty years leading projects at the firm, Richard has worked to move architecture forward while creating projects that are deeply rooted to place and culture. He has been responsible for acclaimed work including the recently completed John A. Paulson Center at New York University, the East End Transformation at Washington University in St. Louis, and Levine Hall at the University of Pennsylvania. Richard has led all of the firm’s work for the US Department of State, including the landmark new US Embassy in London. Richard currently leads a range of projects including the new US Consulate in Curacao, Dutch Caribbean; Porthole Alley at UNC Chapel Hill; a life sciences lab for Breakthrough Properties in Philadelphia; and the new Penn’s Landing Pavilion, set to be the first net-zero carbon building in Philadelphia. He has applied his interest in performing arts to a range of projects for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Arden Theatre Company, and the Philadelphia Theatre Company. Richard advocates for innovation and has spoken internationally, reframing what is possible in architecture through investigating design processes, culture, public engagement, tectonics, sustainability, and construction methodology. He has also addressed building within historic precincts and the role of architecture in diplomacy. Richard has served on many academic and design juries including the 2022 World Architecture Festival Super Jury and chairing the national AIA Architecture and Twenty-Five-Year Awards. His commitment to community has led Richard to volunteer for nonprofit organizations, including leadership positions on the boards of the Arden Theatre Company, a leading regional theater in Philadelphia, and the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District.