Richard Renaud
Senior Associate, Director of Building Envelope Performance

Richard’s expertise in building technology is a highly valued resource for clients and project teams. His focused expertise informs the design process through his research and knowledge in envelope analysis, performance modeling, building code requirements, and detailing. He leads Quinn Evans’ building science team and is frequently engaged to complete forensic analyses on existing buildings.

Richard has led building investigations and advised on restoration and modernization design strategies for numerous buildings across the U.S., ranging from a 19th-century state capitol dome to iconic Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern structures.

Richard enjoys tackling challenging building assembly problems to restore glory to important historic properties. His work regularly results in successful projects and satisfied clients, and consistently advances Quinn Evans’ leading edge practice in state-of-the-art building envelope performance.


Bachelor of Art, Lawrence Technological University, 1994

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Lawrence Technological University, 1992


American Institute of Architects, Mentor    

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Osceola Township Zoning Board of Appeals, Chairman

Association for Preservation Technology, Eastern Great Lakes Chapter, Treasury    

Society for Industrial Archaeology

Association for Preservation Technology International

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