Architecture Competition SKYHIVE 2021 Skyscraper Challenge Honorable mention – Phil Stien

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.

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

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.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

Architecture competitions give me the opportunity to be my own client.

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

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.

Open architecture competitions

  • Closest Deadline first
  • Project competitions first
    Selected winning projects have the potential to be constructed
  • Ideas competitions first
    Experimental competitions with the focus on pushing the boundaries of creativity
ideas COMPETITION
The Architect's Chair
Edition #1

Take a seat and make a statement!

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 06
Sep 06
Nov 01
ideas COMPETITION
Beyond Isolation: Senior Housing
Senior living. Edition#2

Reimagine senior living spaces

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 08
Sep 08
Nov 02
project COMPETITION
The Legendary Highway 14 Tower
South Dakota, USA

Design an iconic tower for De Smet, South Dakota, USA

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + POTENTIAL TO BE REALISED
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 09
Sep 12
Nov 03
project COMPETITION
Iceland Beer Spa

Design a beer spa in Iceland's captivating landscape

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + POTENTIAL TO BE REALISED
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 14
Sep 14
Nov 08

Reccuring architecture competitions

ideas COMPETITION
Silent contest
For this competition, NO DESCRIPTION TEXT is allowed. The architecture ideas must be communicated strictly with visuals.
The Last Nuclear Bomb Memorial
Edition #3

Design a memorial that speaks to the cause of ending all nuclear weapons programs

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 26
Sep 03
Nov 05
ideas COMPETITION
Workplace Reimagined
Edition #3

Redefine the future of workspaces

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Sep 14
Nov 16
Jan 18
ideas COMPETITION
Silent contest
For this competition, NO DESCRIPTION TEXT is allowed. The architecture ideas must be communicated strictly with visuals.
Museum of Emotions
Edition #4

Use architecture to create different emotional states

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Sep 27
Nov 28
Jan 30
Run repeatedly
Los Angeles Affordable Housing Challenge
Affordable Housing Series #16

Design affordable housing solutions in Los Angeles

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 07
Sep 07
Nov 01
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Competition results

Hong Kong 
Pixel Homes

Hong Kong Pixel Homes

Affordable Housing Series #2
MICROHOME

MICROHOME

Small living, huge impact! Edition #4

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