The Team



Richmond BridgePark Foundation is a Virginia non-stock corporation and registered 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation recently opened offices in Riverfront Plaza downtown, which houses a scale model of the proposed site. The office regularly receives community leaders and student groups to learn more about the project and engage in educational programming around architecture, design, planning, and ideation. 

BridgePark is led by president, Ted Elmore, former partner at Hunton & Williams LLP, who left the partnership to dedicate his time to the project. Ted recently delivered a TEDx talk about the project.

Foundation offices are located at 901 E Byrd St, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23219. 


Spatial Affairs

An award-winning architecture, design and landscape firm led by Peter Culley with offices in Richmond, Los Angeles and London. Recent projects include the 1.5 million square foot Crosstown Concourse masterplan and Crosstown Arts complex in Memphis, architecture and site furnishings for the Metropolitan Museum’s 5th Avenue Plaza, Great Hall and Met Breuer Lobby in New York, and ongoing work for top advertising firm TBWA\Chiat\Day in Los Angeles. Before starting Spatial Affairs Bureau, Peter Culley, as associate director for Rick Mather Architects, was the project architect for Richmond’s VMFA expansion by Rick Mather + SMBW.



An international integrated engineering firm operating in 23 locations worldwide, with over 50 partners and 1,800 employees including some of the world’s leading consulting engineers. Projects include Zaha Hadid’s City of Dreams Development in Macau, London’s Olympic Park, The High Line in NY, O2 Arena in London, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.


A leading traffic and transportation planning and engineering firm specializing in developing context-sensitive transportation solutions for government, private-sector, not-for-profit, and community clients and strives to balance the needs and improve the quality of life for all users, including drivers, pedestrians, transit riders, and cyclists. The organization has been a pivotal player in some of the most significant multi-modal transport rethinks in the United States and beyond.


Gardiner and Theobald

Gardiner and Theobald is an independent construction and property consultancy working across all sectors of the built environment, focussing on minimising risk and creating opportunities to maximise the value of developments and property assets. They provide cost management, project management and schedule control for projects in public and private sectors and have been instrumental in understanding cost and project management issues for numerous public initiatives including Brooklyn Bridge Park and Pier 55 in New York. 



Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined engineering and technology firm founded in Richmond, Virginia and recognized for nearly twenty years as one of Engineering News Record's Top 500 Design Firms in the United States. Representative Richmond projects include The Capital Trail, Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, Belle Isle, Stone Brewing’s East Coast Facility, and Dominion Workplace Project.