Mr Benny Lee
Benny Lee is a Registered Architect in The United Kingdom, graduated with a first class honoured degree in architecture from the University of Hong Kong with a top year prize in design, before completing the postgraduate degree from the Bartlett School of Built Environment, University College of London. Benny’s thesis design was commented to possess ‘Exceptional Aspiration’ by Lord Norman Foster.
Before founding BREADstudio, Benny has over 10 years of experience working in renowned international practices, such as Senior Associate and Head of Design Communication at Ronald Lu & Partners, Foster + Partners and Arup Associates.
At BREAD, including the most recent Perspective’s 40 under 40 architects award, Benny has won over 25 international open competitions. His practice was often exclusively interviewed by international media such as BBC, CNN and New York Times. As emergent young architects, BREAD is currently realizing a handful of building projects around Hong Kong. As a past exhibitor in UABB, parasite…etc, and curator of Harbour City‘s art event, BREAD are also passionate in art projects including sculptures, curation & art consultancy.
Apart from practice, Benny lectures for Hong Kong Design Institute as design tutor of their architectural bachelor course, as critic/jury for The University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chu Hai College and City University. He is recently elected to the Chapter Committee of RIBA Hong Kong Chapter.
Mr Benny Lee
BA(AS) (1st Hon) HKU, DipArchBartlett
PG Dip PP Westminster,LRSM ABRSM, RIBA
Registered Architect UK, BEAM Pro
Co-founder, BREAD studio
Born in 1982, Hong Kong, China
Lives and works in Hong Kong, China