Mr Benny Lee
Benny Lee is a Registered Architect in the United
Kingdom, graduating with a First Class Honours
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 had 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 is 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 was 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