Design a new concept of small-scale architecture
We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winner for our “SKYHIVE 2021 Skyscraper Challenge” competition – Phil Stien from United States!
Phil Stien from United States
Lionsberg, founded in 2018 in Los Angeles, CA, is a collection of companies, all with the common goal of ‘co-creating a better world’. Some of the companies in the Lionsberg fold are Lionsberg AEC, Matlock Design Build, and RockForce Construction. We collectively look to empower teams to work together and accomplish meaningful goals through collaboration, shared values, and transparent stewardship of resources. Lionsberg has an active charitable presence in several areas, including multiple locations in Africa. There are currently about 50 employees across all platforms, focusing on building project types, such as residential, commercial, worship, and large-scale infrastructure.
Architecture is more than just the design of buildings. In a world where buildings are responsible for 40% of energy consumption, architecture needs to include a sustainability component and showcase new methods for minimizing ecological footprints. It also can be a means of facilitating interaction and innovation between people of all backgrounds.
Architecture competitions give me the opportunity to be my own client.
I would advise potential participants to choose a competition for a project that can do ‘double duty’. For instance, select a competition where the design entry can also be used for personal or professional projects. Or a competition entry that piques a personal interest and can be hung up on your wall! Don’t make a submission based solely on potential prize money.
Have your say on accessible architecture, why it’s important, and how it needs to be improved in the homes of the future.