Norman Richards building design + interiors


PO Box 1302, Maleny, Queensland, Australia, 4552

T 0409 558 729  norman@normanrichards.com

Remodeling and Home Design

 
 

Norman Richards designs buildings and interiors remarkable for their elegant form, comfort and low environmental impact. 


He received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from Waterloo University in Ontario, Canada and opened his own design/build practice in Toronto in 1987.


In 1999 he moved to London where he worked for clients such as the 2002 Commonwealth Games, Habitat and Bentley Motors.


In 2004 he moved to Maleny and established Norman Richards building design + interiors.  His design studio specialises in building and interior design services for  residential, commercial and retail projects.

 

Selected Awards


2011 Queensland Building Design Awards (State) Award for Best New Home (351 - 450 sqm) - Inside Out House


2011 Queensland Building Design Awards (State) Award for Best New Home $1101 - $1400 per sqm) - Maleny Vista House


2011 Queensland Building Design Awards (Sunshine Coast Region) Award for Best New Home (351 - 450 sqm) - Inside Out House


2011 Queensland Building Design Awards (Sunshine Coast Region) Award for Best New Home $1101 - $1400 per sqm) - Maleny Vista House


2010 National Design Awards

Award for Best Residence in Australia up to 250 sqm  - Glass on Glasshouse Residence


2010 Queensland Building Design Awards (State) Award for Best Environmentally Sustainable Design - Commercial - Unique Showroom


2010 Queensland Building Design Awards (State) Award for Best Public Building - Maleny Community Centre Refurbishment


2010 Queensland Building Design Awards (Sunshine Coast Region) Award for Best Commercial Building - Unique Showroom


2010 Queensland Building Design Awards (Sunshine Coast Region) Award for Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Design - Unique Showroom


2010 Queensland Building Design Awards (Sunshine Coast Region) Award for Best Public Building & Special Projects - Maleny Community Centre Refurbishment


2009 Queensland Building Design Awards (State)

Award for Best Custom Designed Home up to 250 sqm - Glass on Glasshouse Residence


2009 Queensland Building Design Awards (State)

Judges Commendation Affordable Housing for New Homes $1401 to $1800 per sqm - 4 Court House, Bald Knob


2009 Queensland Building Design Awards (Sunshine Coast Region)

Award for Best Custom Designed Home up to 250 sqm - Glass on Glasshouse Residence


2009 Queensland Building Design Awards (Sunshine Coast Region)

Winner of Affordable Housing - New Homes $1401 to $1800 per sqm -     4 Court House, Bald Knob


Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Medal


City of Toronto Urban Design Award, Award of Excellence, Spadina Line


2003 Oxo Peugeot Design Award (Runner-Up), London




Profile

photo: Ben Ingham

Selected Press

Winning Designs Queensland, The 2010 Building Design of the Year, 07/10


(inside) interior design review, Issue 61 2010


weekender Magazine, On the Horizon 29/07/10


Australian Design Review designwall  02/10


Lightweight Luxury, What’s Hot in Natural Luxury, Look Home Design Annual, Vol 1, 09/09


Winner Custom Designed Homes up to 250sqm, The Building Designer Magazine No. 156, 08/09


Coast design talent in state spotlight, Sunshine Coast Daily Sunday, 04/09


Maleny designer picks up State excellence honours, The Range News, 07/09


The Hinterland deserves better buildings, The Hinterland Times, 04/10


Inspecting Gadgets, Resources, Wallpaper, 12/03


Wearable Architecture, Canadian Interiors, 01/03


The New Year Hit List, Elle Decoration, London, 01/03


PI, Netherlands, 01/03


BBC TV, Tom Dixon, London 12/02


Big Breakfast, Wayne Hemingway, London, 03/02


Designer Pursues Twisted Trend, John Bentely Mays, Globe & Mail, Toronto


High Tech House, Architecture, New York