?Richärd Kennedy Architects is an award-winning studio-based firm that focuses on positively impacting people's lives through the craft of architecture. Since the firm's origin in 1996, public buildings have been an essential part of our work. We are a global firm with a portfolio of work that include United States embassy and consulate campuses, higher education and academic research laboratories, public and academic libraries, and other civic opportunities. Our success in the pursuit of design excellence is evidenced by numerous local, regional, national, and international design awards including the American Institute of Architects "National Honor Award" for Architecture. The firm was recognized as an "Emerging Voice" by the Architectural League of New York, and one of the "New Vanguard" by Architectural Record. We know collaboration is the key to success in delivering important buildings that represent the ideals of a community and society.