Richard Coulson

Director, Cox Architecture

As part of Cox Architecture’s Queensland office for 18 years, and with over 25 years in the industry, Richard has been part of many of the firm’s major projects nationally and internationally. He has undertaken a diverse portfolio of projects throughout his career spanning across a range of building types, including the sports, education, cultural, community, and transport sectors.
He is passionate about the sports sector and has completed many notable projects nationally and internationally, including two venues for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games–the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and the Anna Meares Velodrome. He was also the Project Director for the recently completed Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville and the Jakarta International Velodrome.
Richard’s experience extends to many public venues with integrated art projects and a focus on civic engagement. The projects all have a focus on patron experience and have demonstrated delivery in tourism engagement and increased patronage and revenue. He is recognised for his ability to interpret a project brief and bring insightful conceptual thinking to solve complex strategic problems. Richard leads the Sustainability group for COX Queensland and has been directly involved in leading six-star Green Star projects in Australia.
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