Richard Allen Foster, AIA, LEED AP


As Director of Design, Richard is passionate about the power of design to improve the human experience. He believes that great design is for everyone and every project and should transcend budget-constraints or architectural styles. His award-winning designs showcase this philosophy with more than 18 years leading a broad range of project types and scales all along the east coast from Boca Raton to Washington D.C.

Richard’s joy and enthusiasm for the design process are evident as he fosters a culture of design excellence throughout the firm through collaboration and consensus building. He believes in empowering young talent, encouraging new ideas, and promoting thoughtful and innovative solutions that exceed client expectations.

Richard is a leader in the local and state chapters of the American Institute of Architects and a Blueprint for Better Communities Champion with the National Chapter of the AIA.

rfoster@mhminc.com / 865 357-5614