Kenneth Ricci, FAIA | PresidentNext Bio
Ken Ricci is the founding Principal of RicciGreene Associates. As both architect and advocate, Ken has devoted his 40-year career to the programming, planning and design of justice and correctional facilities throughout the country, leading clients and design professionals in restoring dignity to a justice system used by millions of individuals. A philosophy of humane design guides his work, courthouses and detention centers (adult and juvenile) that promote human dignity, sustainability and normative behavior.
Ken provides innovative solutions to justice design problems and practical applications to physical and operational conditions. He has successfully combined this unique problem-solving approach with a solid foundation of planning and architectural skill on a variety of court, correctional and detention facility projects.
In recognition of his professional accomplishments, Ken became a Fellow of the AIA College of Fellows in 1998. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute, and served in the Peace Corps as a volunteer architect in Colombia. He is widely published and lectures on adult and juvenile facility planning and design.