Experienced Architect Joins O’Connell Robertson’s Education Team

Austin, Texas — A registered architect with extensive school planning experience has joined O’Connell Robertson’s design team, further strengthening the Firm’s ability to create educational environments that empower teachers to be more effective and students to be more engaged.

Rebecca Richter, AIA, ALEP, LEED AP BD+C, is a senior project architect with 26 years of experience focused on K-12 educational facility design. Rebecca is committed to creating environments that support the way students learn, always seeking a balance with the intended use, cultural context and natural environment. In addition to her design and project management experience, Rebecca has served as an adjunct instructor in the Kendall College of Art and Design Master of Architecture program. Rebecca is an Accredited Learning Environment Planner and LEED Accredited Professional in addition to being a registered architect. She earned a degree in architecture from Texas A&M University.

“At O’Connell Robertson, we are deeply aware that each educational facility we design has a purpose that extends far beyond form and function,” said Jarrod Sterzinger, AIA, LEED AP, a Principal and Education Team Director at O’Connell Robertson. “Rebecca has extensive experience that will strengthen our educational design specialization and complement our mission-driven approach.”