James Richärd AIA Principal

Kelly Bauer FIIDA Principal
kbauer@richard-bauer.com

Stephen Kennedy AIA NCARB Principal
skennedy@richard-bauer.com

 

arizona
1545 west thomas road
phoenix, arizona 85015

602 264 1955 p
602 264 9234 f

 

california
543 north highway 101
solana beach, california 92075

619 610 9098 p
619 610 9099 f

 

list of awards and publications

Firm Awards
2001 AIA Arizona “Young Guns 2001”
2007 ALA /LAMA President’s Award for Committee Achievement
2007 Nomination for Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum Smithsonian Institute: Architecture + Interior Design
2007 Contract Magazine “2007 Designer of the Year”
2008 Jim Richärd “AIA Architect’s Medal” Arizona
Sunrise Mountain Library
2009 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Award of Merit for Public Facility
2009 AIA Arizona Citation
Prescott Valley Library
2008 ALA/IIDA 1st Place; On the Boards
2010 IIDA SW PRIDE Award Design Excellence for Public Facility
2010 IIDA SW PRIDE Award Commercial Single Space
2010 IIDA SW PRIDE Award Best of Show
2010 Shaw Contract Group “Design Is” Award
2010 AIA Arizona Award Award of Merit
Scottsdale Community College, Natural Sciences Building
2010 AIA Arizona Award Honor Award
Harmon Public Library
2008 ALA/IIDA Honorable Mention; On the Boards
2008 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Award of Merit for On the Boards
2010 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Award of Merit
2010 AIA Arizona Award Citation
2011 AIA/ALA Award
Arabian Library, Scottsdale Public Library
2005 AIA Western Mountain Region Citation: Unbuilt
2006 ALA/IIDA Honor Award: On the Boards
2006 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award: On the Boards
2008 ALA/IIDA Honor Award: Public Libraries 30,000 sq.ft.- smaller
2008 IIDA/Metropolis Smart Environments Award
2008 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Design Excellence for Public Facility
2008 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Design Excellence for Single Space, Teen Square
2008 Valley Forward Environmental Design Award of Merit
2008 AIA Arizona Honor Award
2008 AIA Western Mountain Region Honor Award
2008 AIA/IIDA Best of Competition
2008 Metropolis 3rd Annual Smart Environments Award Winner
2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards National Honor Award
Meinel Optical Science Building
2006 AIA Arizona Honor Award
2006 AIA Western Mountain Region Honor Award
2006 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Best of Show
2006 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Design Execellence in the Educational + Institutional Category
2007 AIA National Honor Award for Excellence
Desert Broom Library
2004 AIA Arizona Award of Merit: Unbuilt
2005 AIA Arizona Award of Merit
2005 AIA Western Mountain Region Honor Award
2005 Builder Magazine Golden Nugget Grand Award – Best in the West – Public Building
2005 Builder Magazine Golden Nugget Grand Award – Best in the West – Sustainable Building
2005 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award First Place Commercial Interiors
2005 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Award of Merit: Product Design
2005 Valley Forward Environmental Awards Crescordia Award
2006 ALA/IIDA Honor Awards Honor: Innovation in Sustainable Design
2006 AIA/ALA Honor Award
Arizona State University Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building II
2005 Southwest Contractor Best of 05 Best Green Building
2006 AIA Arizona Award of Merit
2006 AIA Western Mountain Region Honor Award
2006 AIA/SCUP National Honor Awards Honor Award
2006 Research & Design – Lab of the Year Lab of the Year High Honors
2007 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Design Excellence for Environmental Design
Mesquite Branch Library
1998 AIA Arizona Citation: Unbuilt
1999 AIA Arizona Award of Merit
1999 AIA Western Mountain Region Honor Award
1999 Valley Forward Environmental Awards Crescordia Award
2000 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Second Place
2000 City AZ Magazine Best of Category
Glendale Community College Physical Sciences
1999 AIA Arizona Award of Merit: Unbuilt
1999 AIA Western Mountain Region Citation
2000 Valley Forward Environmental Awards Crescordia Award
2000 AIA Western Int’l Design Award Honor Award: Physical Sciences Building
2001 AIA Western Mountain Region Award of Merit
2001 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award First Place, Educational & Institutional
2001 AIA Arizona Award of Merit
Glendale Community College Student Services
2000 AIA Arizona Citation: Unbuilt
2000 AIA Western Mountain Region Citation
Dillon Residence
2001 AIA Arizona Award of Merit
Quincie Douglas Library
2001 AIA Western Mountain Region Citation
2005 AIA Western Mountain Region Citation
2006 ALA /IIDA Honor Awards Honor: Public Libraries 30, 000 sq.ft.-smaller
Wilson Residence
2000 AIA Western Mountain Region Award of  Merit
Glendale Community College Library Media Center
2001 AIA Western Mountain Region Citation
2001 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Second Place: Educational & Institutional
2001 Valley Forward Environmental Design Crescordia Award
Cesar Chavez Library
2007 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Best of Show
2007 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Design Excellence for Public Facility
2008 AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Green Projects Award
FEZ
2006 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Award of Merit: Hospitality & Restaurant
Chevront Wine Bar
2004 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award First Place: Hospitality & Restaurant
2004 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Best of Show
Howard Residence
2004 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award First Place Residential
2004 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Best of Show
Phoenix Civic Plaza
2001 IIDA SW Chapter PRIDE Award Consumer Product Design, Renovation
New Enrollment Center
2002 Valley Forward Environmental Design Crescordia Award
Publications
“Sunrise Mountain Library”, AsBuilt: Details, Technology, Innovation, Princeton Architectural Press, 2012
“The Architect 50, A New Annual Ranking of the Top U.S. Firms, Richärd + Bauer, Ranked 45, May 2011
“Sunrise Mountain Library”, Architectural Record, March 2011
“Reading Rooms Recast”, Harmon Library and Sunrise Mountain Library, Phoenix Business Journal, October 2010
“The Architect 50, A New Annual Ranking of the Top U.S. Firms (Not Just the Big Ones, Mind You),” Richärd + Bauer, Ranked 31, May 2009
“Arabian Library”, American Libraries, April 2009
“3rd Annual Smart Environments Winners” for Arabian Library, Metropolis, January 2009
“Desert Modern”, Beautiful Homes, Winter 2008
“Meinel Optical Sciences Building”, AsBuilt: Detail in Process, Princeton Architectural Press, 2008
Library Journal Design Award Issue, September 2008
“Contract Interior Awards”, Arabian Library, Prescott Valley Library, Harmon Library, August 2008
“Arabian Public Library”, Architectural Record, June 2008
“Turn Up the Volumes”, Desert Living, March 2008
“Meinel Optical Sciences,”  Architectural Record, May 2007
“Science of Light”,  Architectural Lighting, September/October 2007
“Meniel Optical Sciences Building”, L’Arca, volume 228 September 2007
“Architecture: Through a Glass Brightly,” House & Garden, February 2007
“An Architecture of Landscape and Light in the Arizona Desert,” A+U Architecture and Urbanism, February 2007
“Designers of the Year” Contract Magazine, January 2007
“Eye on Design”, Desert Living, September/October 2006
“Quince Douglas Library”, American Libraries, September 2006
“Arizona State Science and Technology Building“, Architectural Record, July 2006
“Quincie Douglas Library”, Architectural Record, May 2006
“Desert Broom Branch”, American Libraries, April 2006
“Matrix Evolution”, Contract Magazine, February 2006
“Richard and Bauer designed the new Desert Broom Library”, Architectural Record, January 2006
“Speaking Volumes”, Desert Living, November 2005
“Phoenix Rising”, Contract Magazine, September 2005
“The Minimalist Issue”, Desert Living, April 2004
“Desert Flower”, Contract Magazine, July 2003
“Educational Facilities”, Images Publishing Group, Australia 2002
“The Arizona School”, Architecture Magazine, May 2002
City AZ, April 2002
“Design Vanguard 2001”, Architectural Record, December 2001
City AZ, June 2001
AZ Magazine Library Media Center, 2001
AZ Magazine Mesquite Branch Library, 2000
City AZ, July 1999
International Publications
“Arabian Public Library”, Libraries, Liaoning Science & Technology Publishing House, 2011
“Inspirada en las Montanas”  CASAS Una Revista De Cosas, Edición No. 145, Published January 2009 (Arabian Library, Desert Broom Library, Mesquite Library, Quincie Douglass Library and Glendale Community College Media Learning Center)
Interiors (Korean), August 2009 (Arabian Public Library)
Concept (Korean) vol 114 October 2008 (Arabian Public Library)
Chinese Life Element Magazine, Published April 2009 (Arabian Library)
1000x Architecture of the Americas, Verlagshaus Braun, Published 2008 (Meinel, ISTB2, Desert Broom Library)
Desert Architecture, Verlagshaus Braun, Published 2008 (Meinel, Arabian Library, Desert Broom Library)
Architettura Contemporanea Stati Uniti West Coast, Motta Architecttura, Published 2008 (Desert Broom Library)
Biblioteca Pubblica A Phoenix, Arizona,”  400 l’Industria delle Construzioni, 2008
Integrated Design in Contemporary Architecture, Kiel Moe, Published 2008 (ISTB2)
The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture, 2004
Internet Publications
“Arabian Library”, “Meinel Optical Sciences Building, e-architect, May 2011
“Harmon Library”, ArchitectureWeek, 2011
“Sunrise Mountain Library”, “Arabian Library”, “Meinel Optical Sciences Building”, ArchDaily, April 2011