Glen Lee

Glen Lee

Plainview NY

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Multiple design award-winning, highly creative architectural & Interior designer with broad experience in luxury multi-unit residential development, global hospitality, workplace, mixed use, aviation, commercial & luxury retail/lifestyle brands. Managed all aspects of projects from concept, design implementation to project management and construction administration.


Corgan, New York, NY, US, Project Interior Designer

 Designed interiors, managed all consultants, review/approve all contractor submittals, shop drawings, and provided construction administration for 20,000 sf, United Airline premium business class style, Polaris Lounge in Washington Dulles International Airport.
 Designed interiors, produced DD & CD documentation set, and MEP coordination for United Lounge Clubs at New Orleans, Raleigh-Durham, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport.
 Designed new concept and interiors for United Airline Washington Dulles International Airport Terminal Concourse C & D.
 Created professional presentations to creatively communicate design intent and direction
 Assisted clients successfully by choosing all project materials and FF&E consistent with preferences and budget
 Worked closely with interiors team and contractors to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.

Jul 2018 - Jul 2020

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer/Project Manager

 Designed and produced DD documentation for 4,500 sf. Kingpin suite and 10,000 sf. Hardwood suite for Palms casino resort in Las Vegas, NV. Award winner for Forbes best hotel suite design, SBID hotel bedroom & suite design.
 Produced DD & CD documentation Set for Peak restaurant & bar sky Lounge including bars, restaurants, and meeting spaces at Hudson Yard observation deck in NYC.
 Designed and prepared DD documentation for Kids Club, Night Club, Gallery Space, VIP lounge area for Baha Mar in Nassau Bahamas.
 Designed and produced DD documentation for 1345 Ave of America, Fisher Brother’s office building amenity spaces.
 Designed and produced DD documentation for 90 John St. Commercial Lobby and 100 John St. residential condo lobby for Moinian Group in Manhattan, NY.

Sep 2017 - Jul 2018

Perkins Eastman, NEW YORK, Senior Interior Designer/Associate

 99 Hudson, Jersey City, NJ
-Designed and managed for all public spaces, unit interior design and sales gallery for new 780 units residential tower, 500 million project, became the tallest residential building in NJ.
 Aramco Residential Development, Saudi Arabia
-Designed massive 7,500 housing interiors with various interior concepts in three different price levels.
 Citygate, New Cairo, Egypt
-Designed, managed nine interior design staffs for 8,000 housing interiors for multiple price levels villa
prototypes and model houses as a lead designer.
 Queens Plaza North Residential Development (QLIC), Long Island City, NY
-Designed and managed all interiors including material and FF&E selections, all public amenity spaces, model rooms for new ground up 500 units rental housing in LIC.
 Flushing Commons
-Designed and managed the interiors for all public spaces and typical units for ground up 200 units
residential development
 230 Riverside Drive, NYC
-Apartment remodel/interior design for kitchen and bath concepts, CD set, and material selections.
 Resort World Casino, NY
-Designed the interiors for new casino expansions and 30,000 sf. of new gaming space.
 Turkish Consulate Tower, NYC.
-Designed ground up multi-unit residential and corporate office tower for Turkish government building.
 The Hoxton Hotel, Williamsburg Brooklyn NY
-Supervised and produced all interior drawings and specified all finishes for new ground up Hotel.
 China Center NY
-Designed and produced construction drawings, space interior concepts, and material selections for over 50,000 sf. multi-level space programs including gallery, retail, exhibition, restaurant/bar, library, meeting rooms and offices in one world trade center (Freedom Tower).
 Whale Square, Brooklyn NY
-Designed and managed interiors studio staff for main lobby, café, and sales office for high tech. office building
 Ironside Newark, Newark, NJ
-Designed and managed interiors studio staffs for new interiors for large scale corporate public spaces.
 Albee Square Hotel, Brooklyn NY
-Designed new guest room prototypes and public spaces.

Oct 2013 - Aug 2017

Gensler, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

 Designed new concept for 20,000sf luxury women's department floor in Bloomingdales in Dubai
 Designed 10,000sf., six Fred Segal shops (Men's Store, Women's Store, Adult, Shoes, Jewelry, Jeans, & Gift shops), coordinated with Philippe Starck office in Paris (designer of the hotel) for new SLS Hotel in Las Vegas, NV
 Developed concept and designed 8,000sf Cadillac experiential center for multiple locations
 Developed concept and designed 9,000sf Harman Flagship Experience store in New York City.
 Designed new prototype concepts for Cole Haan, NY
 Designed Fred Segal Store in luxury island in LAX Airport, CA
 Designed new prototype concept for Armani Exchange SOHO Store, NYC
 Merchandise fixture planning for new J.C. Penney home department, in multiple locations.

Jul 2012 - Sep 2013

Glen Lee Design, Long Island City, NY, US, Design Director/Senior Project Manager

 Designed & managed all phases from schematic design to construction administration for over 20 architectural & hospitality projects including hotels, multi-unit condominiums, restaurants, bar & lounge, residential projects and offices.
 Performed as Construction Project Managerfor 26 million construction cost, Ramaz low school renovation at 85thSt. Lexington Ave, NYC, designed by FXFOWEL architects.
 Designed prototypes for high-end French jewelry brand “Mauboussin” in France for multiple (15 stores) international retail projects including 5,000 sf. Flagship store in Place Vendome in Paris, 4,000 sf. Store in Singapore, 5,000 sf. in Morocco, 3,000 sf in Cannes, roll out stores in Bloomingdale’sin Chestnut Hill, MA and Printemps in Paris.
 Designed 7 stories, 67 units new Condominium“The Cammeyer”,model units & public spaces for new gallery style living located on 650 sixth Ave, NYC.
 Designed 122 Guest Room renovationfor the Hotel Stanford located 43W 32nd St. in NYC.
 Designed and performed Construction administration for multiple BCD restaurant prototypes in Los Angeles, New York City, Texas and Fort Lee, New Jersey.
 Designed interior spaces and guestrooms for Hotel 373 on Fifth Avenue & Hilton Garden Inn in New York City.
 Designed interior & exterior façade for multi-unit condominiums in Harlem and Bronx, NY.
 Designed and managed for 10,000 sf. three story upscale spa, ‘West Garden Spa’ in New York City.
 Designed and performed C.A. for “Saigon 48”restaurant, “Hamada”restaurant and “Lobby Bar” in Best Western President Hotel at Time Square, New York City.
 Designed corporate interiors for 10,000 sf. LG electronics in Minnesota & 12,000 sf. Grand Pacific Finance Corp. in Flushing, NY.
 Designed and managed 3 million-construction cost, new duplex housing in Palisade Park, New Jersey.
 Developed and managed project costs and project-specific pre-qualification, bidding, contract, and project closeout processes with contractors/shop fitters.
 Prepared proposals & contract for company and presented all office presentations to clients.
 Managed and controlled all contractors’ schedule, cost, inspections, and delivery of materials through completion.
 Produced permit/CD set and coordinated project for following retail brands.
Giorgio Armani (Garden State Plaza, NJ and multiple locations), Balenciaga(Mercer St. NYC& Ala Moana in Hawaii), Tourneau (Time Machine on 57th St, NYC), L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE (Multiple Locations), True Religion (Multiple Locations), Golfsmith (Newark, DE & San Antonio, TX)
Fogal (Spring St. NYC)

Jan 2010 - Jun 2012

Rockwell Gorup, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer/Project Manager

 Designed, produced CD set & 3D renderings for new ground up London Brand Hotel, “Yotel”, including 670 rooms, façade, public spaces, and restaurants in 42nd St. 10th Ave., New York City. (Award Winner of 2011 best hotel design from Interior Design Magazine)
 Designed & developed the architectural drawings for new 50,000 sf. Cosmopolitan Casino &Hotel Lobby in Las Vegas. (Award Winner of 2011 best lobby design from Interior Design Magazine)
 Designed 570 guestrooms, public space renovation, produced 3D renderings, guest room graphics, and construction drawings for Affinia Hotel in New York City.
 Designed and produced all presentation drawings/3D renderings from Concept to CD, prepared bid &construction CAD sets for 9,000 sf, 6 story luxury French jewelry store, “Mauboussin” in New York City.
 Designed and produced the CD set for upscale lobby bar at New Trump SOHO Hotel in New York City.
 Designed W Union Square Hotel guestroom and public space renovation in NYC.
 Produced architectural CAD drawing set for new 350 rooms Boutique Hotel, “Ames Hotel” in Boston.
 Designed and generated CAD set for 3,000sf. High-End restaurant in Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Shanghai.

Jul 2007 - Dec 2007

KLC Architects, PC, New York, NY, US, Project Architect/Project Manager

 Produced and developed construction document sets, analyzed construction budget, and supervised all company projects through completion.
 Managed more than 15 hospitality projects including restaurants, spas, clubs, residences, retail shops, bar & lounges, costs over $8 million in construction.
 Designed the interior of a monumental 15 million-construction cost, 5.6 acres, 20,000 sf. magnificent residence in Brookville, NY.
 Designed and managed 10,000 sf. LG Electronic corporate office in New Jersey.
 Designed 1270 Broadway office building lobby in NYC, and managed staff for presentations and communicate with clients.
 Designed interior, exterior and performed C.A for 4-story mixed-use commercial building for JYP music entertainment in NYC.
 Produced all phases of the design; CD set, generating FF&E specification, budgets, materials selection, purchase orders, installations, documentation, perform construction administration and management of most of the company projects.
 Managed the most of company interior projects, assigned the work, coordinated with team and communicated with clients.
 Designed new ground up 5,000 sf. residence in Englewood Cliffs in New Jersey.
 Created company marketing materials, website and promoted company business from potential clients.

Mar 2003 - Jul 2007


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 1998 - Feb 2003

Areas of Specialization