Richard Lee

Height and Data Committee Member

C.Y. Lee & Partners Architects/Planners, Sustainable Design Consultant | Taipei

About

Richard Lee has spent his professional life practicing in two distinct worlds. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, he worked at KPF and Handel Architects before relocating to C.Y. Lee & Partners in Taiwan, where he has worked on many of the firm’s landmark projects such as The One, Kaohsiung, the Siemens headquarters in Beijing and many others. This has given him a unique opportunity to introduce global concerns and ideology to the largely local practice in Taiwan. Recently he has become the de-facto Sustainability Design Director for the firm and spearheads many of its sustainability efforts.

Richard Lee

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

Height and Data Committee, Member (2024 – Present)

Regional Representative, Taiwan (2017 – Present)

Regional Representative, Taiwan, Regional Representative (2017 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018; Chicago 2019)

Awards Urban Habitat Jury (2020; 2021)

Innovation Conference, Session Chair, Shenzhen (2019)

Research

28 October 2019

Aesthetics of Chinese Tall Buildings

Richard Lee, C.Y. Lee & Partners Architects/ Planners

While Western aesthetics dominate the world at this time, the rise of the East has led China to reexamine its Eurocentric view towards aesthetics. China...

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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

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

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.

7 October 2018

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water

Join the Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee for the 2018 Global Walking Tour. This year, tours will explore the role of the Tall Building in waterfronts and other natural settings.

28 June 2018

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

TAIPEI 101 hosted an event called “Global Tall: Skyscraper Trends, Drivers and Challenges” to discuss the global trends of skyscraper construction, the forum saw valued guests from industry participants, government agencies and academia, including: CTBUH Advisory Board member Joseph Chou and CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood.

29 October 2017

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.

28 October 2019

Aesthetics of Chinese Tall Buildings

Richard Lee, C.Y. Lee & Partners Architects/ Planners

While Western aesthetics dominate the world at this time, the rise of the East has led China to reexamine its Eurocentric view towards aesthetics. China...