Jongseo Lee

Jongseo Lee (b. Seoul, Korea) joined SHA in 2003, was promoted senior associate in 2017, and named director of development in Korea in 2022. Jongseo has overseen several national and international projects as associate in charge, including Meander Housing, which he has contributed to since the competition phase, the Student Performing Arts Center at University of Pennsylvania, currently in construction document phase, Hansae Factory and Office, Malawi Library and Masterplan (2016), Sliced Porosity Block (2012), and Daeyang Gallery and House in Seoul (2012). In addition, Jongseo has contributed to many designs as project architect, including The REACH Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (2019), for which he oversaw envelope design and construction administration, Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (2018), Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University (2017), Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa (2016), and the Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art (2014). He has acted as project designer on the Beirut Marina Zaitunay Bay (2014), Nanjing Sifang Art Museum (2013), Linked Hybrid in Beijing (2009), the Herning Museum of Contemporary Art (2009), Horizontal Skyscraper in Shenzhen (2009), and NYU Department of Philosophy (2007). In addition to his experience with realized projects, Jongseo has led the team for several international competitions, including WDPC (2007) and the Busan Cinema Complex (2005), both in Korea.

Jongseo received his Master of Architecture from Columbia University, and a Master and Bachelor of Architecture Engineering from Yongsei University.