Mark Raymond, Architect + Educator, Trinidad and Tobago + UK + SA + USA Port of Spain, London, Johannesburg + Brooklyn
What inspired you to want a life in Architecture and the creative industries?
I liked drawing, writing, taking photographs and talking with other people to make sense of the world more recently particularly in relation to rooms, buildings, cities and landscapes
Who inspired you in finding your path to Architecture and the creative industries?
My parents, my friends, my teachers – the list is very long.
How you unlock obstacles and overcome bias in your work?
Continuous reflection, looking, listening, conversation and engagement and by doing things.
What improvements you feel are required to promote effective change in the academic and working environment?
Deeper and expansive engagement with ideas as a means to contemplate appropriate creative responses to both need and desire