Wei-Han Vivian Lee
Principal, LAMAS; Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Toronto
6:00pm, Betts Auditorium
Wei-Han Vivian Lee is a registered architect in the U.S. and Canada, and an assistant professor at University of Toronto Daniels Faculty. As founding partner of LAMAS, Lee brings to the studio her background in painting and continuing research on the role of craft in the age of digital architecture as related to issues of optics, labor, professional practice, vernacular traditions, and ornament.
LAMAS was a 2014 finalist for MoMA’s PS1 Young Architects Program. Together with James Macgillivray, the studio has won the 2017 Architizer+ Award, 2011 R+D Award, and received honorable mentions by ACSA Faculty Design Award and I.D. Magazine. Their work has been published in Dwell Magazine, Architect Magazine, PLAT, and AIA Forward. Prior to LAMAS, Lee practiced as a project manager at SHoP Architects and LTL Architects in New York City. While at SHoP Architects, she co-led her team to earn a P/A Award for the NYC East River Waterfront project in 2008.
Lee received her master of architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. She holds a B.A. in studio arts from Wesleyan University where she was awarded the Jessup Prize.
Lecture made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund. The School of Architecture, Princeton University, is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with the AIA/CES criteria.