Russell is a founding director of RCKa, a London-based architectural practice that specialises in innovative residential, community and commercial projects. The practice has twice been a finalist for Young Architect of the Year, and in 2014 was the recipient of an RIBA National Award for its TNG Youth & Community Centre as well as winner of the inaugural RIBA London Emerging Practice of the Year.
RCKa is now working on a range of innovative residential projects for developers including PegasusLife and Pocket Living, as well as numerous community and housing projects for many of the London Boroughs.
Russell is a past chair of the RIBA’s Procurement Reform Group and a Trustee of the Architecture Foundation. He is a founder of Project Compass CIC, a not-for-profit research organisation that campaigns for better procurement of public buildings, a member of the LLDC Quality Review Panel, Croydon’s Place Review Panel and a Mayor’s Design Advocate.
Contact: Russell Curtis (Twitter) @russellcurtis