Richard Olcott

Founding Partner and Design Principal, Ennead Architects

Richard Olcott is design principal at Ennead Architects, where he creates award-winning buildings for cultural, academic, and governmental institutions that are expressive of their missions and integral to their contexts while avoiding formulaic style. Recent notable projects include Stanford University Bing Concert Hall, Yale University Art Gallery expansion, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, Clinton Presidential Center, and Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Olcott is a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects, past commissioner of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, and recipient of the American Academy in Rome’s Rome Prize Fellowship.

Videos/Audio of Richard Olcott

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