Byrne Looby Partners , director
Richard is a Director of ByrneLooby and is responsible for the structural team. This delivers structural design services for projects in the UK and also provides structural support to the geotechnical teams in the UK and overseas. Richard has been responsible for complex major structural engineering projects including high-rise buildings, deep basements and urban regeneration schemes.
Richard has particular interest in refurbishment and urban regenerqation. He co-authored the British Council for Offices guide, “Can do – refurbishment”. He has also been a member of the British Urban Regeneration Association Best Practice Awards Committee and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister’s Urban Renaissance Award Panel.
Richard has worked on a number of iconic buildings. Major projects include the 37 story 20 Fenchurch St, the Citigroup tower at Canary Wharf, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth and the Sheraton Heliopolis Hotel in Cairo. He has enjoyed working with a host of signature architects including Rafael Vinoly, Michael Hopkins and Cesar Pelli.