Mr. Turlington is a registered architect in 10 states throughout the US, including all of New England, New York, Florida and others, a member of NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) and a member of RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and the AIA (American Institute of Architects).
Richard has been a registered architect in the USA since 1989, he has been actively involved in the Connecticut chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and has held various leadership positions within the organization, including Treasurer, Vice President, and President.
Richard has dedicated his life to his craft; understanding space, the technics of assembling materials and the personal and political dynamics involved with the collaborative effort in erecting buildings. Richard has been recognized by his peers through numerous awards, publications and a recent PBS documentary for his work in the US. Richard has also led several design teams across Southeast Asia garnering international acclaim.
Richard has spent the better part of this recent decade living and working in Southeast Asia as the design team leader and Construction supervisor on projects in Singapore, Vietnam, and Myanmar.
Richard understands that listening and communicating to each client’s needs in a respectful, thoughtful and provocative way makes his firm, Richard Turlington Architects unique simply because we are comfortable, competent and creative in what we do. Richard has assembled a team from across the globe which serves to enhance the overall understanding of international building methods and materials.
Richard Turlington is happiest when he is in meetings with clients, collaborating with teams, and using his skill at free hand sketching conjuring up ideas for everyone to begin to see what could be.