The partners of LIONarchitecture won a 2012 Mothers of Design Awards from the Young Architects Forum of the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects. LIONarchitecture's BadSeed House won the award for"Best Unbuilt Project 2012". Monsters of Design is an annual design awards competition for architects and designers under the age of 40 living and working within 250 miles of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The design of the BadSeed house is based around the ritual of the farmer, and of light. It is a clock to rotation and revolution of the earth. The house has recently been granted a building permit from the Kansas City Building Department. Construction has begun - the house is expected to be complete summer of 2013.