In 1976, William Richardson started his private practice in Architecture and planning, serving Kentucky and the Appalachian Region.  For over 40 years, this unique, professional design group, Richardson Associates Architects, PSC, [RAA] has helped plan, program, design, and develop major new community and educational facilities throughout Eastern Kentucky, as well as Lexington and southwhestern Virginia.  We specialize in the creative design of educational, tourist, and arts showcase facilities. 


Design emphasis on architecture that best fits the basic human, social, physical, financial, educational, and aesthetic requirements of the specific client.

personal attention to each job

Each client receives one-on-one attention through the entire process from at least one of our highly skilled architects and staff. 

design process

The design process begins as a wide open inclusive creative process and evolves deeply into many layers of the creative design of each system in the building and how they best fit together.  We have utilized this creative process for numerous projects, both large and small.


Creativity is achieved through a combination of our architectural collective, as well as the input obtained through brainstorming sessions with the client.

We maintain a consistently high level of professional care and responsibility in each job. We guarantee all of our work to be of the highest quality, as we know our clients would expect nothing less. Your project is our project. 

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