Architecture Competition MICROHOME/ Edition 3 (2021) Honorable mention - WEN ARCHITECTS

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winner for our  "MICROHOME/ Edition 3 (2021)" competition – Ricky Wang, Deidre Zhang, Alem Abulizi and Jack Xie from Australia!

Ricky Wang, Deidre Zhang, Alem Abulizi and Jack Xie from Australia

WEN Architects is a growing design practice that is engaged in architectural projects throughout Australia and China, providing creative, intuitive and innovative design services. Founded in 2015, WEN Architects has established itself in the architectural industry by two passionate architects Ricky Wang and Hao Yan. WEN Architects currently have 14 dedicated and passionate team members.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have been involved with. For instance, what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where the company/ individuals have been involved?

WEN Architects gets involve in a wide range of projects including residential, commercial and industrial projects. Our current focus is on small to medium scale residential projects including single dwelling houses, dual occupancy, townhouses and apartments.

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

Architecture is the connection between us and our surrounding environment, regulating and impacting the course of our lives. A good architect should not only aim to provide basic needs but also improving quality of lifestyle of their clients while respecting its surrounding nature.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

To strengthen teamwork between team members, increase exposure in this field, help develop strengths and talents. Topics of Architecture competitions held by Bee breeders involves a wide range of interesting architectural sectors, we strongly recommend every young architects should try to get involved.

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

When in doubt, the best thing you can do is to take the chance and do it.

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T-SHIRT DRAWING COMPETITION
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Competition results

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Hong Kong Pixel Homes

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