Maximilian Mika


Maximilian Joined Alison Brooks Architects in 2020 and was a key member in the 17th International Architecture exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia installation, titled ‘Home Ground’. He has worked on multiple successful competitions including the new Entrance Building and Porters’ Lodge for Homerton College, Cambridge and the Quayside Development in Toronto. He organised and designed the creation of a physical model used in the TV program ‘Grand Designs – House of the year 2021’ for the winning project House on the Hill (also known as Windward House). Throughout his time at ABA he has Produced detailed drawings, renders and diagrams for marketing purposes, some of which are displayed in publications by sites such as ArchDaily, The Architectural Journal and Dezeen.

Graduating from the University of Liverpool with a First Class BA(Hons) Degree, Maximilian explored concepts that tried to inspire and push architecture forward, re-imagining how we live, work and play together. His final year project, that was nominated for the BA3 Contextual Response – Book alumni Prize, challenges the concept of how we learn through the design of a film school in the industrial district of Liverpool. Through expression in structure the project promoted the idea of ‘learning by doing’. While at Liverpool, he Co-founded LUNARC, a creative media team that encourages fellow architecture students to broaden their horizons with other forms of media and art. Heading the film department, he helped to organize and host the first student-run exhibition in the Roy Roberts Gallery, Liverpool.