Meet Richard Weinman, our new Principal

30 August 2022

Authored by Hayball

Richard Weinman has joined the practice as Principal. His appointment reflects Hayball’s national expansion in the housing, commercial, industrial and tourism sectors, and our capacity and commitment to deliver environments that enable people and communities to thrive.

Richard has over 25 years of international and local architectural experience, leading an extensive and diverse range of projects across the Australian seaboard. This experience gained in working across a variety of architectural, planning and social environments has allowed Richard to adapt his design and management skills across a wide range of architectural typologies to consistently deliver outstanding outcomes.

Sarah Buckeridge and Tom Jordan, Co-Managing Directors of Hayball, said “Richard brings significant skills to Hayball’s leadership team. As a renowned architect, practice leader and consultant, his knowledge and leadership qualities establish a clear and decisive direction for elevating business development and project-winning strategies. We’re always looking to develop our capabilities and foster a culture of enquiry. His belief in the value of informed design to support businesses and transform organisations is paramount to our mission. As markets continue to change, we will drive focus and influence in the built environment to continually pursue design excellence and ensure the highest quality of service for our clients.”

“I look forward to contributing to the evolution of a design practice that I’ve long admired for the quality of their built work and the strength of their office culture and leadership. I’m a believer in the power of imagination and having the courage to innovate, said Richard. “Evolving how we design is becoming increasingly essential to keep up with the rapid social and commercial transformations in our community.”

Richard has led the strategy for high-profile design competitions and the delivery of award-winning projects across large-scale multi-residential, commercial and mixed-use developments for clients such as Lend Lease, Frasers Property Group, Aqualand, Eco World, Homes Victoria and Setia.