Richard Meade is young South African architectural student currently completing his Masters degree at the University of Johannesburg. His journey towards architecture started 9 years ago when pursuing a career within the design field. After completing a degree in Interior architecture, he then pursued a degree in architectural design. Currently in his final year of studies, his interests within the profession of architecture have shifted from perfecting the practice to rather questioning the traditional approach towards architecture. Richard’s personal standpoint on the traditional practice has him questioning the making of architecture and proposing the question, what makes architecture?

“There are three mistakes people commonly make when thinking about the future. The first is to assume that nothing will change, that everything will remain the same. The second is to assume that everything will change, that nothing will remain the same. The third, and most dangerous mistake is not to think about it at all“