Mark Lee is a founder and Principal of Johnston Marklee. Mark shapes Johnston Marklee's collaborations with advanced research teams composed of innovative thinkers and designers from professional and academic disciplines. With deep knowledge of both architectural history and contemporary discourse and construction practices, Mark directs design teams through critical research while striving for efficiency and precision in production.
Mark has written and lectured widely on his research regarding culture specific landscapes and new strategies in material form and technology. Mr. Lee has been invited as a visiting critic at numerous institutions around the world, including Harvard University, Princeton University, Cornell University, University of Michigan, UCLA, UIC, T.U. Berlin, ETH Zurich, Rice University, and SCI-Arc.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Southern California where he earned a B.A. in Architecture. He earned his second architectural degree [M. Arch II] at the Harvard DesignSchool (GSD). He sits on the advisory board of Depart Foundation.