Richard Olcott is a founding partner and design principal in Ennead Architects. His recent projects include the Stanford University Bing Concert Hall, the Yale University Art Gallery renovation and expansion, the Colin Powell Institute at City College of New York, and the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. Olcott has been recognized in the national, New York, and New York City AIA Awards. He has also won, with his firm, excellence in design awards at the Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Awards, as well as many local and regional awards. He is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects and the Municipal Art Society, and a member of the Architectural League. In 2003, he received the American Academy in Rome’s Founders Rome Prize Fellowship. He was appointed commissioner of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission where he served from 1996 to 2007.