Lee Gray

University of North Carolina At Charlotte, Senior Associate Provost | Charlotte, United States

About

Lee Gray is the Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts + Architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Professor of Architectural History in the School of Architecture. He is a well-known expert in the history of vertical transportation. He is the author of From Ascending Rooms to Express Elevators: A History of the Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century and, since 2003, he has written monthly articles on the history of vertical transportation for Elevator World magazine. In addition to these articles, since 2011, he has written reviews (for Elevator World) of the annual CTBUH Awards Symposium & Ceremony.

Lee has presented papers on elevator history at Elevcon (2012 & 2014) and at the Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technologies (2014, 2015 & 2016). He was the co-author (with Ms. Emily Merrill) of “A Paradigm Shift in the 21st Century Skyscraper,” presented in the…

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Lee Gray

CTBUH Roles

Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee, Member (2018 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)

Height and Data Committee (2017)

First Skyscrapers Symposium, Steering Committee (2019)

Research

19 September 2012

A Paradigm Shift in the 21st Century Skyscraper

Emily Merrill & Lee Gray, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

In the twenty-first century a new generation of skyscrapers emerged. These skyscrapers address issues of population growth, urbanization, and rapidly depleting nonrenewable resources. Accordingly, they...

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20 October 2018

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.

20 October 2018

Academic & Teaching Committee Holds Meeting at 2018 Conference

The CTBUH Academic & Teaching Committee held a breakout meeting at the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference, discussing CTBUH’s evolving relationship to academia.

21 September 2012

2012 Shanghai Congress: Asia Ascending

The Shanghai Congress drew a wide variety of industry professionals from all over the globe with over 800 attendees from 430 companies and 43 countries.

19 September 2012

A Paradigm Shift in the 21st Century Skyscraper

Emily Merrill & Lee Gray, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

In the twenty-first century a new generation of skyscrapers emerged. These skyscrapers address issues of population growth, urbanization, and rapidly depleting nonrenewable resources. Accordingly, they...