Kelvin Lee is an architectural designer focused on investigations of identity and placemaking in the built environment.*

Kelvin is currently a designer at CO Adaptive, working on cultural and residential adaptive reuse projects at a range of scales. He earned his Master of Architecture at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), where he was awarded the William Kinne Fellows Traveling Prize and served as co-head of QSAPP. He has previously worked at the offices of Agency—Agency and Gensler and collaborated with Chris Woebken Studio.

Originally from Tokyo and Hong Kong, Kelvin was raised in Connecticut and now resides in New York City. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, after which he worked in finance before pursuing a career in architecture.


*[How can we design flexible and playful spaces that interweave comfort and belongingness with an emphasis on careful material selection? How can empathetic and healthy spatial details both influence and liberate decision making?]

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