Gallens named new principal at Studio 483 Architects 

Richard Gallens, Studio 483 Architects
Richard Gallens

Studio 483 Architects has named Richard Gallens, AIA, as a new principal with the Quad Cities-based firm.  

“Richard has been a vital professional for the Studio 483 team,” Partner Jeffrey Dismer said in a news release. “His expertise in computer technology and visualization have been integral in the creation of many successful building projects and in the growth of Studio 483. Partner Greg Gowey and I are proud to add him as a partner, and we look forward to building success together for the next generation.”  

Mr. Gallens, who earned his bachelor’s degree in architectural studies from Southern Illinois University, has more than 18 years of experience, and is licensed in multiple states. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and is NCARB certified. 

Mr. Gallens joined Studio 483 in 2006, and his proficiency in computer-aided software for 3D modeling and construction documents led him to managing the production of numerous projects, according to the release. He then moved into project management and construction administration, where he works to develop strong client relationships and client-focused solutions. 

“It’s an honor to be invited to be a part of Studio 483 leadership,” Mr. Gallens said in the release. “We are all looking forward to exciting new opportunities and possibilities for Studio 483.”  

Mr. Gallens’ project experience includes work in the commercial, industrial, education, civic and health care markets. Outside of work, he is a single father of two children who enjoys home projects, cars, motorcycles and playing golf. 

With offices in Rock Island and Davenport, Studio 483 boasts 40 years of expertise providing architectural design and services in a variety of markets in both the public and private sectors, according to the release. For more information, visit

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