Direct yet conceptual. Provocative and engaging. Design & illustration for city, nature, and people.

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Chang Kyu Lee is a New York based Architect and Principal at GEBDESIGN.

Chang Kyu Lee received his Master’s degree in 2015 from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation. He is now a Job Captain at Gensler, New York. He has worked at number of award winning firms including Kengo Kuma in Tokyo, Coop Himmelb(l)au in Vienna, and Hyundai A&E Associates. Co. Ltd in Seoul. He founded "GEBDESIGN" in 2011 for his own architectural projects.

GEBDESIGN. is an award winning firm that focuses on the manner of relationship, proportion and details of architecture and seeks a design and illustration for city, nature and people. The firm believes design should be clear, simple and refined to the last detail.

He won numerous competitions and awards. His recent project 'A House' received Silver Medal from A' International Design Award in Italy. Also, he won from The American Institute of Architects(AIA) Emerging Professional Exhibition 2017 (Theme : Citizen Design). Project 'One House' won at the 24th World Architecture Award 2017. In addition, his project, 'Instant City: Living Air-Right' got an honorable mention at New York Affordable Housing International Competition. Also, 'plaYform' was selected as the Winner for 2016 Central Park Summer Pavilion International Competition and was selected his proposal ‘e(X)port city’ as the Winner for 2015 Jamsil Sports Complex International Competition. (www.changkyulee.com)

His works has been featured in newspapers, magazines, website and article, such as Architectural Record, Domus, Dwell, Archdaily and Architizer, etc. He has been invited to exhibit his works at The American Institute of Architects(AIA) Headquarter at Washington D.C, Javits Center at New York City, Seoul City Hall, Seoul National Library, Tokyo University and Princeton University.

Chang Kyu Lee is an Associate Member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Member at IAD (International Association of Designers), Guest Critic and Academic Mentor at Columbia University, and artist member at Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of American Art.




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