stpmj is an idea-driven design practice based in New York and Seoul. The office is found by Seung Teak Lee and Mi Jung Lim with the belief that our work explores a new perspective built from careful observations of material, structure and program expanding to the social, cultural, environmental, and economic phenomena of our time. stpmj aims for "PROVOCATIVE REALISM". We design iconic architecture that stands out, not apart; that is visionary, not fantastical. Continually embracing new parameters we provide distinct solutions at various ranges from architecture to urban strategies, from tangible realities to utopian ideas with unforeseen manners.
stpmj has received numerous awards & winning prizes, including
and has been shortlisted in
The work has been widely featured in international publications and exhibited in Storefront for Art and Architecture, Parsons The New School for Design, Center Gallery at Fordham University, UJA Federation, Sherman Campus, Van Alen Institute New York, John David Mooney Foundation Hall and Dallas Center for Architecture.