is an architect, artist, academic, poet and writer. He was born in Malta and studied architecture in Malta and Milan. He also worked as an intern at Gio Ponti’s studio. He is the author of numerous books, and several monographs have been published on his work. He holds teaching posts in several universities in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe, and is an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects, a Commendatore of the Ordine della Stella d’Italia and an Officer of the Maltese Order of Merit. He has also been awarded a number of Honoris Causa degrees, and his buildings have won numerous international prizes, including the gold medal at the Belgrade Triennale in 2000, the CICA silver medal, the International Prize from the Accademia di Architettura in 2006 and 2015, and the annual Accademia prize in 2012. He received the Robert Matthew Commonwealth Award in 2019. Richard England has worked in his native Malta, the Middle East and Iraq.