Richard A. Miller, AIA



Richard is a founding Partner at RKM Architects, an award winning design practice located in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, where he specializes in the design of residential and small scale mixed use projects.  RKM Architects was the recipient of the 2014 Philadelphia Emerging Architecture Award for firms in existence less than ten years and has received design awards at both the state and local level.  RKM Architects projects have been featured in Residential Architect Magazine, Context Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and HGTV.


Professional Experience:


2010-Present       RKM Architects


  • Standard Tap Restaurant Canopy Structure
    Outdoor Dining Terrace, 2012
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Lantern House, 2012
    Live/Work Residence in Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA
  • Block House, 2013
    Residence in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, PA
  • Overlook House, 2014
    Adaptive Reuse, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, PA
  • Stack House, 2015-2016
    Adaptive Reuse/New Construction, S. Kensington, Philadelphia, PA
  • Lee Residence, 2015-2016
    New construction, Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA

1997-2010      Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Associate/Project Manager/Project Architect

  • Tredyffrin Public Library Renovation, Tredyffrin, PA
  • Lazzarra Center Dental School, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Wallace Hall, Faculty Office, Classroom, Branch Library for the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, NJ
  • St John’s Archeological Museum, St. Mary’s City, Maryland
  • Schattner Center Dental School
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Georgia Tech ILRC,
    Integrated Learning Center, Georgia Tech, Atlanta Georgia
  • Knight Management Center
    Stanford University Graduate School of Business, CA
  • Loyola University Projects
    Sellinger School of Business, Knott Donnelly Building, Maryland Hall Renovation, Baltimore, Maryland


1991-1997      Bower Lewis Thrower Architects

Project Architect/Designer

  • Reading Terminal Headhouse Renovation, Public Improvement Project, Retail Shell, and Marriott Hotel Philadelphia, PA
  • Independence Seaport Museum, Penn’s Landing, Renovation of existing museum to house new Seaport Museum. Philadelphia, PA
  • Walnut Street Plaza, Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Boeing Administrative Headquarters, Ridley Township, PA.
  • Module 6 Utility Plant and Parking Garage,
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Living Learning Center, Dormatories, Dining Hall and Classrooms,Lincoln University, PA


1990-1991      MGA Partners

Project Designer

  • Hilton Convention Hotel, San Jose, California

1989-1990      Friday Architects

Project Designer



  • Bachelor of Architecture, Drexel University, Magna Cum Laude, 1997
    Recipient of Pearson Prize, the Drexel University Thesis Prize, 1997
    Winner of the John Stewardson Memorial Competition, 1997
    Henry Adams Certificate, AIA Certificate of Merit, 1997