Richard is a Senior Consultant and holds a Masters in Architecture from UWA.

He is based in Perth but travels extensively evaluating facilities and prototyping modular designs with various manufacturers.  He advises in the area of modular design of single and two storey dwellings and advises on an ongoing basis to the Summit Homes Group.

At Summit Homes, Richard sits on the Innovations and R&D Committee which explores and evaluates the use of new technologies, building methodologies and systems. These range from optimisation of Summit steel fabrication facility to detailing of solutions for slab on ground in vibration prone areas.

Richard is an Adjunct Teacher at UWA specialising in DfMA.

Richard has been involved with designing award winning projects for Summit Homes :

  1. Masters Builders Association’s Golden Key winner for Pilbara and Kimberley (2012)

  2. The Akira, HIA display home of the year (2016)

  3. Summit North West- Onslow 18 Apartments, D&C

  4. Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Housing - Sustainable Housing

  5. Broome North Village - 2 storey 600 beds D&C

  6. Northam Detention Centre - 600 beds

  7. Avon Valley Retirement Village ( 80 residences) , D&C

  8. Esperance Lifestyle Village (47 residences), D&C

  9. Leighton Beach Development - Affordable Living - 90 apts

  10. Perth Modular Ancillary Dwellings , D&C

  11. Austral/Brickworks- Service Core Residences- D&C

  12. Alice Springs- Integrated Services Core Residences - D&C


Expertise: Modular design, R&D, Relationship Management


+61 425 810 038



  1. Bachelor of Arts, Curtin

  2. University, (1993)

  3. Certificate IV, TESL , Royal     Society of Arts. (1995)

  4. Graduate Diploma of Arts,  Edith     Cowan University,(1996)

  5. Master of Divinity, Singapore Bible College, Singapore (2002) Wu Chu Hui Merit Award

  6. Diploma in Building Design and Technology, TAFE, Western Australia (2005)

  7. Certificate IV, Workplace Training & Assessment, Australian Institute of Management, Western Australia (2005)

  8. Bachelor of Environmental Design,  (2007)

  9. Master of Architecture, Honours (2009)


Professional :

  1. Cable Media Asia (1998-2000)

  2. Creative Director  

  3. Woods Bagot, Perth

  4. Project Professional (2005)

  5. BKW Architects, Fremantle

  6. Design Development & Documentation  (2005-2009)

  7. Building Design Consulting

  8. Design, Documentation , Consultancy, 3D Modeling & Animation (2005 – present)

  9. Modular Research & Development  (2010-2014)

  10. Business Development (2009-2014)

  11. Director, Rockingham Park Pty Ltd (Present)


Richard Simpson