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Richard Koeck

Prof. Dr. (Cantab), Dipl.-Ing. (FH)
Richard Koeck is a Professor and Chair in Architecture and the Visual Arts at the Liverpool School of Architecture and is Director of the Centre for Architecture and the Visual Arts (CAVA). He has been Associate Head of the School of the Arts, where he led Research and Impact for five departments. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from Germany and two postgraduate degrees from the University of Cambridge in Architecture and the Moving Image (M.Phil. and Ph.D.).

Richard is the founding director of CineTecture Ltd., an award-winning production company based in Liverpool. Over the last decade, his films and installations have been exhibited at influential international architectural exhibitions, such as the Architectural Biennale in Venice, but also at film festivals and national museums worldwide. He is a champion for the UK's creative industries and global keynote speaker.

Richard has led and worked on several UKRI-funded R&D projects and won numerous research grants that were dedicated to the study of cities, film, and immersive technologies with globally leading industry partners. His work is methodologically underpinned by the use of techniques and theories that bridge analogue and digital culture, including film productions, 3D animations, locative media, XR and AI applications, digital mapping (GIS/GPS) and the construction of digital databases.