We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winner for our “MICROHOME 2020” competition – Ben Mc Quaid from Ireland!

Architecture Competition MICROHOME 2020 Honorable mention – Ben Mc Quaid

Ben Mc Quaid from Ireland

I’m a recent graduate, eager to embark on my professional journey.

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

To me, architecture is fundamentally about improving the quality of life. As designers, we should strive to be innovative and forward-thinking, so we can avoid repeating mistakes of the past.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

Architecture competitions provide me with the rare opportunity for complete freedom of design, the chance to do what I feel is right without limitations.

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

Take competitions as an opportunity to explore your true creative potential as a designer.

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