Richard Molina is an architectural designer, educator and practitioner. He is currently a Faculty in the School of Theater at CalArts and a Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona. Previously, Richard has been an invited critic and taught in both graduate and undergraduate programs at SCI-Arc, NewSchool of Architecture & Design and Woodbury University in San Diego.
He is the founder and principal of ANIMOL – a multidisciplinary design and research studio based in Los Angeles. His practice experiments within the architectural discipline through a range of projects and artistic endeavors at various scales.
Prior to starting his own practice, Richard has worked at Platform for Architecture + Research, Durfee+Regn and IMStudio MI/LA. He earned an M.Arch degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture.