So Jung Lee

So Jung Lee

New York, NY, US



So Jung Lee is an architect and designer who has practised in Seoul, San Francisco, and is currently located in New York. A graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, So Jung brings a passion for urban environments and creating connections between disparate cultures to her design work. She has been a invited juror at Georgia Tech, KSU, and Auburn University.

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SJA (Sarah Jacoby Architect), Long Island City, NY, US, Architectural Designer

-designed high-end interior residential projects
-created permit sets & construction drawings for residential renovation projects in New York
-specified materials, equipments & fixtures

Jul 2015 - Dec 2015

Houser Walker Architecture, Atlanta, GA, US, Contract Junior Architect

-completed the Design Development set for Third Rail Film Studio
-analyzed the site and existing building conditions
-designed products, kitchen utensils, and furniture

Mar 2015 - May 2015

Dattner Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

-coordinated with multiple project managers in different design and development phases
-performed occupancy studies for Estée Lauder’s office spaces in Manhattan while collaborating
with their facilities team
-created zoning diagrams, schedules, occupancy data and construction documents
-involved in DD & CD sets, researched and specified building products and materials for multi-family housing

Nov 2013 - Sep 2014

Byrens Kim Design Works, Oakland, CA, US, Junior Architect

-designed boards and artist impression to sit for client meetings for presentation
-generated 3D models, construction documents in AutoCAD, Revit & 3ds Max for multiple projects
-made site visits for measurements and verification reports
-feasibility study of UCS-UCH Interim
-created diagrammatic masterplans of over 80 schools in Oakland (OUSD)

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013

Cedeco Architecture, Construction, Electrical Eng., and Environmental Development Firm, Seoul, Korea, Intern Architect

-designed presentation boards and artist impression for clients’ review
-edited construction documents in office and on sites
-reported construction site analysis for numerous projects to general contractors
-designed interior spaces of office space, church, and residential apartment

May 2010 - Nov 2010


Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, US, BArch, Architecture

Major GPA: 3.4 / 4.0
WACE International WIL Student Achievement Award
Faculty Honors Award
Dean’s Honors List
Peachtree Corridor Project published in Reporter Newspapers
Leed Green Associate
Extra Curricular Activities | AIA, KASA, Christian Fellowship Group Leader, Chicago Urban Plunge, Golf, Product Design
Architectural Critic | Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State Univeristy & Auburn University

Aug 2006 - May 2011

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