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Richard Loosle
Principal

Richard Loosle-Ortega is a partner and founder of KUBE architecture in Washington DC. He has over 35 years of experience in both commercial and residential architecture. Rich received his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Utah, after receiving a B.S. in psychology from BYU. He has studied and lived in the western United States, South Pacific and South America

Rich was an assistant professor of architecture at The Catholic University of America where he headed both graduate and undergraduate design studios for over 20 years. He also has offered seminars and studios addressing the relationship of film and architecture, Funerary architecture and sacred space, and Graphic representation. Rich taught as a visiting critic at the University of Puerto Rico and has served on design reviews at the University of Maryland, Virginia Tech, and the Corcoran School of Art. Rich has presented papers at academic forums on Cinematic (Profane) Space (Cincinnati, Ohio), Shadowed Space and Death (Oxford, Ohio) Funerary Design (Sevilla, Spain), and Drawing as Canvas (Tucson, Arizona). In addition, Rich’s art and design works have been exhibited at the Washington Design Center (Modern with an M), ACSA Western Regional Conference (Project Atlas), Young Expressions (Project Atlas-Best of show), and the Salt Lake City Art Center (Art by Architects-Best of Show)

The professional projects produced by his firm KUBE architecture have won multiple awards from the AIA/DC chapter, Residential Architect magazine Design Awards, Inform magazine Awards (AIA/VA) and Remodeling Magazine Residential Awards. KUBE’s projects have also been published widely in local and national venues including Architecture DC, Design Bureau, DC Modern Luxury, The Washington Post, and DC Style Magazine and Washingtonian Magazine.


events and activities

HALL OF FAME : HOME AND DESIGN MAGAZINE  2017
BOFFI Talks with Richard Loosle Ortega‚Äč - newsletter OCT -