We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the Student prize winner of our “Tiny Kiwi Meditation Cabin” competition – Seo Hyeon Gyu from South Korea!

I'm still a college student, majoring in interior architecture, and studying architecture and interior design. I have mainly participated in domestic indoor architecture contests where I can participate as a student.

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

I think architecture should always be built around people. In my opinion, we should think about how to connect people and buildings, think about what experiences we will have in them, and design them from a "low" perspective, such as human eye level.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

First of all, the process of designing a single topic in the direction I interpreted itis interesting. And it's meaningful to participate in the contest, but if I can win this award, I think I can graduate with more confidence.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?

It's okay if you don't win, so I hope you enjoy the design process and the results accordingly.

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