Born in Miami, Florida, Richard South is an architectural designer currently based in New York City. In addition to studying at Columbia University, he is a freelance designer tirelessly working on project-musings to advance the realm of architectural endeavors.
Prior to that, Richard was a designer at Cluck Design Collaborative & volunteer at The Spoke Easy Bicycle Shop in Charlotte, NC.
In 2010, Richard graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with both a Bachelor of Art in Architecture & a Bachelor of Architecture.
Richard South / Design Studio [RS/DS], Charlotte, NC, Architectural Designer
I started this design studio out of my ambition to create desirable and useful textile products for architects &amp; designers &amp; cyclists to use in daily life. My passion for making is at my core.
Cluck Design Collaborative, Charlotte, NC, Apprentice Architect
University of North Carolina Digital Design Center, Charlotte, NC, Lead Designer & Research Assistant
Lead designer in charge of planning, production, signage and coordination for the 26th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student NCBDS: MADE: Design Education & The Art of Making
Calloway Johnson Moore & West, PA (CJMW), Winston Salem, NC, Architectural Intern
Charlotte Center City Partners, Charlotte, NC, New Media Designer
As New Media Designer, my responsibilities included: presentation design, print design, web design & scripting, identity, public event organization & organization of material for center city economic board meetings.
Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design
Further investigation of the complexities in design, architecture, digital tools, making, creation, and theory.
University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, BArch, School of Architecture
Rigorous studies in conceptual design, representation, the acquisition of making skills using shops & tools, 3D modeling software & rendering skill development, and finally the instilling of the wonderment required in all designers to keep making, investigating, studying, and applying oneself.