Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer

Jersey City, NJ, US



NJ/NYC based architect. 15+ years experience in custom homes/multi-family residences, retail spaces, adaptive reuse, hotels, and galleries.


RKS Architects, Principal/Architect

Owner/principle of a small but highly focused architecture/design firm. We specialize in adaptive reuse, renovations, and urban interventions in the greater NYC area.

Nov 2010 - current

Reno Smith Architects LLC, Project Manager

Sr. project architect/manager for a boutique architecture firm in Aspen Colorado.

Jun 2008 - Nov 2010

Dave Ritchie and Associates, Project Architect

Architectural intern/Architect for a start-up firm in Carbonedale Colorado. I was the senior associate of the firm and envolved in all projects from inception to completion.

Oct 1997 - Jun 2008


University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, US, MArch, Architecture

Complete Masters program in architecture. Graduated with honors and award recognition.

Aug 1991 - May 1994

Hampshire College, Amherst Center, MA, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Sep 1983 - Jun 1987


Architects for Social Responsibility Student Award, 1st Place

Given for outstanding student project in 1992: Platte River Nature Center


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