Studio RHE are a highly skilled team, renowned for the fast generation of concept ideals and hands-on project delivery. Read more about our key people here.


Richard Hywel Evans


Richard Hywel Evans founded Studio RHE in 1997. Having overseen more than 50 high-end International projects, Richard built his global reputation on the solid design and delivery of bold and innovative projects – from exclusive lifestyle environments via inspired residential and leisure developments through to truly unique workplace designs.

Richard studied at the Architectural Association in London achieving the only RIBA Professional Honours awarded that year. With original research having been published in the RIBA Journal, he has also contributed to publications such as The Times, The Guardian, Financial Times and for the BBC.

Before setting up Studio RHE, Richard worked in London with Richard Horden and in Australia with architects Daryl Jackson and Philip Cox, with whom he designed the Sydney Aquarium, the Sydney Aquatics Centre, and Bond University, as well as a range of luxury hotels, villas, and Spa projects across the Middle East, the Caribbean, and the Indian Ocean.

Recognised as a visionary for how we might live and work in the future Richard has spoken widely on the ‘Workplace of Tomorrow’ and ‘Placemaking' with several of his projects have broadcast including the BBC’s ‘Happy Architecture’ and CNN’s ‘Future Buildings’.

His genuine concern over the current housing shortage and research into timber engineering and modular construction has lead to his establishing a modular design and factory for the ‘nHouse’ a low cost modular housing solution.

Recent Awards have celebrated his design skills across a wide range from The World’s Best Resorts to Workplace Design, Public Realm and Modular Housing.


Tom Foster

Design Director

Tom has been delivering international projects from inception to completion for more than 16 years having graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London internationally renowned for award-winning innovative research and teaching that is academically rigorous, critically informed, design-led and interdisciplinary, where he has been Technical Tutor.

Using his rare talent for well-conceived and aesthetically engaging concepts, he takes pride in imagining and delivering unique spaces on time, and on budget.

Tom has managed the design and construction of many of the Studio’s best known Projects including: The Gramophone Works, Six Senses Zil Pasyon island resort in the Seychelles, Prickly Bay Waterside, Grenada WI, Sky Villas in Saudi Arabia and the Macka Penthouse, Istanbul. 



Thidaa Roberts

Associate Director

Thidaa has been with Studio RHE since completing her studies at Oxford Brookes and London Metropolitan University in 2008. 

As an Architect she has been in charge of the complete design and delivery of the design and fit-out of many of our best known projects including The Alphabeta Building, and she has also been instrumental in projects such as HQ Shoreditch, the Atrium Showroom, Grace Belgravia members club in London, and Penthouses in Paris and Istanbul.

Thidaa has headed up our work in the burgeoning co-working arena with completed Projects for Fora and Huckletree and recently as Project Architect for Third Space.

With a strong interest in digital design and innovative materials, she is active within the craft and performance Arts industries, and is the founder of Blue Guy Pottery.


Joe Bamber


Joe joined Studio RHE after completing his Diploma at Nottingham University in 2010 where he embraced the new 3D technologies available gaining unique skills in their application and use to the design and construction process.

These have been put to very good use in multiple projects including Republic, the Alphabeta Building, Huckletree, Fora and Wood Farm.

Joe is fully involved from the outset to enable the various ideas and possibilities to be fully understood at an early stage.


Alex Davis


Alex recently joined us from Conran + Partners, where he spent three years running large scale residential projects in London, most notably the redevelopment of the Wornington Green Estate on Portobello Road for Catalyst. 

Prior to this, Alex has worked at several award winning practices including Hawkins\Brown, where he was Project Architect on the Stirling Prize nominated Park Hill, and Claridge Architects. 

Alex has a passion for creative reuse of buildings and is a Conservation Registered Architect and a member of the 20th Century Society. 

Olivia Trinder

Architectural Assistant

Following an undergraduate degree at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, Olivia joined Studio RHE in 2018.

Olivia is interested in exploring innovative technologies and materials and their application in architecture.

Her dedicated approach and ability to adapt easily, providing assistance across a diverse range of projects has been an invaluable contribution to the Studio.

Camilla Wright

Architectural Assistant

Camilla has been working with Studio RHE since 2013 and studied at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.

Camilla’s invaluable and immediate resource is in very high demand across the studio at all stages of design and delivery, throughout multiple projects.


Joshua Thomson

Architectural Assistant

Joshua joined Studio RHE in 2018 having studied at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. 

Prior to joining the practice Joshua spent two years with Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands working on a variety of large scale projects in central London, including the Hanover Square Masterplan in Mayfair, incorporating the new Bond Street Station for Crossrail.