Having worked his way up through the industry from his early teenage years as a Kerbstone Joiner, Richard gained a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 2002 while working as a Maintenance Worker on the Auckland Motorway System. In the Landscape Industry he worked with landscape design and build firms initially, designing and implementing residential, commercial and public projects.
Snapping his radius skateboarding in 2004, Richard began to focus on the 3D design of various environments from small courtyards through to urban environments while becoming a specialist in Skate Design and Consultancy.
Richard has designed over 100 skate and play facilities, and is highly skilled in 3D Design, 3D Printing, Detailed and Rendered Drawings, and soft and hard Landscape Construction.
Recently becoming proficient in 3D Scanning of sites and Post Processing Cloud Point Data in 3D modelling programmes.
Richard is an avid skater, with over 24 years skateboarding experience he has toured extensively around New Zealand, Australia, the United States, Canada and China experiencing hundreds of skate facilities and environments.