B.Arch, Ohio State University

M.Arch, University of Illinois

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Richard Rudman

Managing Director

Richard Rudman is Managing Director at MKDA, where he merged his boutique corporate design firm, Rudman Design LLC, with MKDA.

Richard has over 35 years of experience in interior space planning, programming, design and project management. He has worked on offices, showrooms and educational facilities, and brings his expertise and superior service to his long-standing clients while at MKDA.

Prior to founding Rudman Design in 2012, Richard was Executive Vice President of DPM Architecture, where he managed key accounts and a significant portion of DPM’s portfolio. Before that, he was Founder and Director of Architecture of a large New York-based design-build firm. Throughout his career, Richard co-designed multiple Progressive Architecture award-winning projects including the San Antonio Botanical Gardens and worked with internationally prominent designers and architects Stanley Tigerman, Tom Beeby and Emilio Ambasz. He earned a Masters in Architecture from University of Illinois and a B.Arch from Ohio State University. During his university years, he was one of a select few to be invited to apply for the Rome Prize in Architecture.