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A Connection Consultancy

A forward-thinking, people-centered research and design studio operating in the intersections of architecture and placemaking, storytelling, evolving cultural and social values, and emerging technologies.


Developing strategies and solutions for an interconnected world.


Strategies & Solutions

Applying architectural & design thinking to domains beyond architecture. 

Reimagining the role of architecture and placemaking in an accelerating world.


Applying design thinking,  visual storytelling, and today's technologies to facilitated public engagement and group decision-making.


Fostering a community of creative individuals and teams who aspire to connect, learn, and grow purpose-driven work and multidisciplinary problem solving for 21st-century challenges.


Development of results-driven design processes and technology workflows.

About me.

Richard-Allen Foster

I thrive in the intersecting space between technology and design and love to connect often unseen dots. I am always thinking about how future technologies and evolving philosophies are reshaping architecture and placemaking and how emerging technologies can advance the design processes and enhance our storytelling abilities.


I excel in fostering collaborative studio environments and public engagement processes.

I am an architect with over 20 years of design experience, a decade of which in Design Director roles. I have taught both studio design and computer technology in design courses at the university level and I have worked in firms of various sizes, from the largest down to 3-10 people teams.

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Michael Morrissey

Morrissey Designs

Richard-Allen Foster is pioneering the frictionless flow between analogue, digital & virtual domains.

Melanie Miller, Ph.D.

Athens City Schools

He actively listened to our team and was able to guide our understanding of the possibilities beyond the traditional school model as we interwove architecture, curriculum, and technology into an exceptional educational facility.

Kurt Dronebarger

White County Board of Education

Richard-Allen's insightful and thoughtful approach led to an exceptional educational environment that has received state and national recognition.

Todd Brang


The creativity and “big picture ideas” that Richard-Allen brings to each project is invaluable.

let's conspire to create the future...

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