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David Lee

David Lee

Washington Heights, NY, US

 

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About 

David graduated from the City College in New York, with a Master of Urban Design Degree in 2013, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, with a Bachelor of Architecture Degree with Honors, a minor in Sustainable Environments and studies in music performance in 2011 and the International School of Music and Architecture in Fontainebleau, France in 2009.

He has co-led twelve students to winning an international skyscraper competition, had his work displayed at the Museum of the City of New York and was on the design team of the winning entry to MOMA PS1 installation competition while at HWKN LLC. The installation was open to the public during the 2012 Summer and our entry was displayed at the MOMA.

David has also been a member of and lead numerous music ensembles ranging in size from twenty members to one-hundred and fifty, ranking in several regional competitions and festivals. He performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, California with the Cal Poly Wind Ensemble as one of the group's lead trumpet players in 2009.

Specialties: Architecture, Urban Design, Concept development, Teaching, Architectural Theory, Installation design, Trumpet performance

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Part-time Instructor

Aug 2013 - current
 

212box, New York, Jr. Designer

High-end retail design

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, New York, NY, US, Jr. Designer

Campus planning, architecture, booth design and fabrication, graphic re-imaging for ForeSite Planning

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
 

HWKN, New York, NY, US, Jr. Designer

PS1 design team member

Dec 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Cal Poly Photography Lab, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Photography Assistant

Photography studio setup, Flat and 3d architecture photography with Nikon and Canon Cameras, Lab receptionist, Guest critic

Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
 

European Woodworks, Westminster, CA, US, Graphic Designer

Business Attire

Jan 2009 - Jan 2009
 

Home Design Architects, Orange, CA, US, Draftsman and Photographer

Computer modeling, rendering and drafting, Architectural photography, House framing, General carpentry

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008
 

Education 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Urban Design

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
 

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture Degree with Honors, a minor in Sustainable Environments and studies in music performance.

Sep 2005 - Jun 2011
 

Ecoles d'Art Américaines de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, FR, International School of Music & Architecture

Urban Design, Landscape Design, Architecture & Music

Jun 2009 - Jul 2009
 

Villa Park High School, Villa Park, CA, US, High School, High School

Sep 2001 - Jun 2005
 

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Architecture Summer Program

Jul 2004 - Jul 2004
 

Awards 

2012 MOMA PS1 Competition, 1st Place

David was on the design team of the winning entry to MOMA PS1 installation competition while at HWKN LLC. The installation was open to the public during the 2012 Summer and our entry was displayed at the MOMA.

2013
 

Walt Disney Concert Hall Performance, Other

-Walt Disney Concert Hall | Los Angeles, CA
-2nd chair trumpet

Featured: Showcase Ensemble

2011
 

The Greatest Grid Competition, Honorable Mention

-The Greatest Grid: A Call for Ideas | NYC, NY | 2011
-Individual Entry

Exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York in 2011

2011
 

"How to Develop a Winning Concept" Lecture, Other

-Lecturer & video editor

Presentation: 1 hour lecture to Architecture Department Cal Poly | San Luis Obispo, CA

2010
 

2010 Mock Firms Winner, Top American Mock Firm, Top Firm Structure, Top Building, Top Marketing Firm, runner up in Top Conceptual Platform, 1st Place

-Chicago Mock Firm Skyscraper Competition
-International mixed-use high-rise competition | Mexico City, Mexico | 2010

-Head design partner -12 person team

Featured: F-Stop Gallery, San Luis Obispo, California
Published: Structuralism Reloaded: Rule-based Design in Architecture and Urbanism

2010
 

POP! Architecture Installation, Other

-Studio Installation | San Luis Obispo, California | 2009
-Published: Affective Environments
-Head Designer & Construction Manager -12 person team

Featured: Cal Poly 2009 Spring Architecture Symposium

2009
 

Drum Major & Student Director, Other

-Villa Park Marching Band | Villa Park, California | 2004-2005

-150 person ensemble

Position: Drum Major & Student Director

2005
 

SCSBOA Superior placement in 2003-2005 Music Festivals, 1st Place

-Arcadia Brass Ensemble | Arcadia, California | 2003-2005
-Brass Ensemble, Member & Leader -20 person ensemble

Awarded: Superior placement in 2003-2005 SCSBOA Music Festivals

2003
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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