LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP & ASSOC. AIA
Eric (Eun Kwang) Lee is a multifaceted and experienced architectural professional, based in New York City, with over ten years of post-graduate work experience in internationally respected architectural design firms. He has a diverse knowledge and background in architectural design work resulting from working on various scales, styles and typologies of architectural projects. His experience expands to high-end retail, mixed-use residential, cultural and commercial office projects both in exterior and interior. His major experience comes from working in internationally recognized commercial architectural design firms in New York City, in addition to his work experience in London, UK and Rotterdam, Netherlands. Originally born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in Toronto, Canada, he is bilingual in English and Korean and holds a permanent residency in U.S, in addition to holding a Canadian citizenship. He is a graduate of University of Waterloo in Canada with an honor's degree in bachelor of architectural studies, which he graduated with distinction and dean's list in 2013. Most recently, he was as a project designer and architect with Beyer Blinder Belle Architects working on nuermous building typologies and scales in Greater New York area and Tri-state, including working on sensitive landmark buildings in New York City. He holds professional credentials in LEED AP BD+C from USGBC and WELL AP from IWBI, in addition to his affiliation with AIA New York Associate. Since 2021, he has been working as a freelance and consulting architect and designer, based in New York City. In addition, between 2021 and 2022, he received multiple specialzied certifications from post-graduate programs reinforcing and expanding his knowledge and interest in architectural design work and management. Specifically, He received a specialized certification in Construction Management from Columbia University with the courses specializing in construction administration and management. He also completed specialized certifications in Project Management from University of California, International Business from University of Colorado and and Healthier Building Materials, Affordable Housing and Sustainable Buildings from Parsons University. He is OSHA-10 certified and trained. His past professional work experience includes Perkins+Will, KPF, FXCollaborative, Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), SOM, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners. His experience and knowledge expands to all phases of architectural design work from feasibility design studies to construction administration. His design approach emphasizes attention to detail, using his diverse knwoledge of architectural design, sustainable materials and construction management. He can be contacted via email or phone for further inquiry.
Professional Work Experience: Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners, New York Robert A.M. Stern Architects, New York Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, New York Skidmore Owings & Merrills, New York Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, New York, USA & London, UK Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Rotterdam, Netherlands FXCollaborative, New York Perkins+Will, New York
Publications: "Exhibition Hall" OMA Rotterdam - Archidaily (2013), Dezeen (2013), Herskhazeen (2013) & Designboom (2013). "Rijnstraat 8" OMA Rotterdam - Architect Magazine (2017), Dezeen (2017), Archidaily (2017), World-Architects (2017), World Architecture (2017) & Designboom (2017) "Center for Precision Dental Medicine, Columbia University" Pei Cobb Freed & Partners New York - Architect Magazine (2018) "Tivoli Hjornet" Pei Cobb Freed & Partners New York - Architect Magazine (2017) & Petersen Magazine (2018) "828 Madison Avenue" Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners New York - Landmark Preservation Commission Government Website (2019)