Prior to establishing RKM Architects, Richard was with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for 12½ years where he focused on Higher Education and larger scale public projects around the country. Kimberly shared a similar background professionally, as she also focuses on larger scale Higher Education projects in her ongoing role as Director of Design at Drexel University. The formation of RKM Architects was a counterpoint to these experiences, and is based upon their shared desire to focus on more intimately scaled local design problems. The intent was to establish a more personal interaction with clients, consultant teams, local craftsmen and builders. It is also based upon the desire to work within the local urban environment, responding to the unique scale, texture and character of Philadelphia.
Since its inception in 2010, RKM Architects has focused on Residential, multi-family, and mixed use projects in the region. The work includes new construction, adaptive reuse and renovation projects. RKM Architect’s work has been published in Residential Architect Magazine, Context Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer and on HGTV. RKM Architects has received design awards from both the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania chapters of the American Institute of Architects.
Richard A Miller, AIA
Richard is a cofounder of RKM Architects, and has a background of over 25 years in the design and construction industry in Philadelphia.
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Architecture, Drexel University.
Kimberly I Miller, AIA
Kimberly is a co-founder of RKM Architects and also currently serves as the Director of Design at Drexel University; where she oversees the design and construction of University projects. Kimberly brings over 25 years of experience in both the private sector and in the higher education fields. Kimberly takes an advisory role in ongoing work at RKM Architects and is involved in the both the design and administrative side of the practice.
Kimberly is also a licensed Real Estate Agent with VERY Real Estate.
Kimberly I. Miller Resume
Bachelor of Architecture, Pennsylvania State University
Masters in Business Administration, Drexel University.
Josh is a Designer at RKM Architects. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Drexel University in 2020 and is working toward becoming a registered Architect.
Anjelica is a Designer at RKM Architects. She is currently enrolled in her third year of Drexel University’s 2+ 4 Architecture program. She anticipates receiving her Bachelor of Architecture in 2024.
Blue, Kauffman, Buddy, and Zelda (momma)
The current crop of felines came to RKM Architects through Zelda, who showed up on the doorstep during the construction of ‘Lantern House’. Yes, she was pregnant at the time. The cats form a fairly tightly knit group, and generally keep to themselves. They will however, occasionally attend meetings unannounced.