Richard John Hammon Paine


With thirty-nine years of experience as an architect, Mr. Paine is the President of Robertson Ward Associates Limited, The Bahamas, and a Director of Robertson Ward International Limited. An architect and planner, Mr. Paine has been involved in a variety of mixed-used projects, including master planning leisure and resort destinations, hotels, commercial and retail offices and custom residential projects.

Mr. Paine has worked extensively within the Caribbean basin, the USA and Canada, Australia and the UK. His design ethic blends carefully considered environmental planning practices, and focuses on developing designs that accommodate and enhance local climatic conditions and respect the sustainability and preservation of natural resources.


University of Melbourne Bachelor of Architecture (1967)


The Australian Institute of Architects,
Professional Fellow
American Institute of Architects
Associate Member
Institute of Bahamian Architects
Associate Member


Professional Architects Board of the
Bahamas (No 044)



Sheraton Cable Beach Hotel & Resort

750 key hotel (formaly Radison), with adjoining Casino & 18 hole golf course.
Cable Beach, The Bahamas

Cotton Bay Club

390 acre destination resort, with 230 key condo-hotel village, 18 hole golf course, 43 estate lots, 120 condominiums, shopping centre & 240 slips yacht club.
Eleuthera, The Bahamas

Mabouya Island Resort

Dedicated 20 acre island with all inclusive 5 star resort; 39 villas, central facilities, marina & spa facilities.
Carriacou, Grenada

Crowne Point

420 acre destination resort with 120 key hotel, 18 hole golf course, marina, 140 estate lots & multi family land parcels & shopping centre.
Little Exuma, The Bahamas

Trust House Forte Nassau Beach Hotel

New front of house facilities, restaurants, dining-room & pool side facilities for 400 room hotel.
Cable Beach, The Bahamas

Jack Tar Emerald Beach Hotel

160 key hotel, new front and back of house and support facilities and full 160 room refurbishment.
Cable Beach, The Bahamas

Hatchet Bay

2,300 acre village resort with 3 golf courses, 4 hotels, estate & condominium lots, commercial centre & marina
Eleuthera, The Bahamas


Bahamas Electricity Corporation

Master Redevelopment Plan of 15 acre Big Pond Property.
Nassau, The Bahamas

Bahamas Electricity Corporation

65,000 SF Multipurpose Building.
Nassau, The Bahamas

Commonwealth Brewery (Heinekin) Ltd.

100,000 SF Brewery & Administrative Offices & Government Bonded area.
New Providence, The Bahamas

The Royal Bank of Canada (Main Branch)

75,000 SF of Retail Banking facilities.
Nassau, The Bahamas

Banco Ambrosiano, (Vatican Bank)

24,000 SF of Private Banking facilities, full interior design services.
Nassau, The Bahamas

Plaza Del Lago Shopping Plaza

40,000 SF of Shops & Restaurants.
Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten

Bank of Nova Scotia

7,000 SF of Commercial Facilities. Simpson Bay,
Sint Maarten

Lloyds Bank International Ltd.

15,000SF of Private Banking Facilities.
Nassau, The Bahamas

BiWater International Limited

8m gallon per day reverse osmosis plant with storage facilities.
Nassau, The Bahamas