Soohee Lee is a registered architect in New York and Connecticut.
She received a master’s degree in Architecture from Columbia University in New York and a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design from Seoul National University.
After graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in 2004, Lee worked for Kohn Pedersen Fox for 4 years. Since then, she has been running her own practice, SAN- Soohee Lee Architect P.C. (DBA: SAN), which is based in New York City. Lee is serving as the president of San Institute of Design and Technology and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in School of Architecture and Design of New York Institute of Technology.
Through her 20 years of comprehensive academic and work experience in architecture, landscape design, and urban design, Lee has become a master of scaling designs from minute details to urban scale. She has worked on a wide variety of projects around the world, including hospitality, mixed-use commercial, residential, high-rise office complexes, gardens, and sustainable community developments.
Lee holds architectural licenses in the United State and South Korea. She is a LEED AP (The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional), a Horticulturist (in progress at Brooklyn Botanic Garden), and a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD).