Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About Richard Lee

Richard was born in Philadelphia, PA and lives half his life in Asia and half in the United States. He received a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 and 1995 respectively. After graduation, he worked at KPF in New York from 1995-1998 and then Handel Architects from 1998-2003. In 2004, Richard moved to Shanghai to join C.Y. Lee Architects (Shanghai). After 2006, he was relocated to the main office in Taipei, where he was promoted to junior partner in 2016. Richard is currently heading up New Business while working to upgrade the office for future expansion.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Regional Representative, Taiwan (2017 – Present)
  • Innovation Conference, Session Chair, Shenzhen (2019)
  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018; Chicago 2019)

Events/Initiatives Involving Richard Lee

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on…

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during…

TAIPEI 101 Hosts

TAIPEI 101 Hosts "Global Tall: Trends, Drivers and Challenges"

28 Jun 2018, Event Report – TAIPEI 101 hosted the CTBUH Executive Director for a presentation investigating the…

Events/Initiatives Involving Richard Lee

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.
Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.
TAIPEI 101 Hosts "Global Tall: Trends, Drivers and Challenges"
28 Jun 2018, Taipei – Event Report
TAIPEI 101 hosted the CTBUH Executive Director for a presentation investigating the challenges of skyscrapers' contribution to the creation of sustainable vertical cities.
CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.

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