Partners

Ian Lee

Architecture Director Taipei

Partners

Ian Lee

Architecture Director Taipei

Ian graduated from the Department of Architecture, Chinese Cultural University, his role not only as one of the partners but he is also managing the Taipei office for architecture projects designing with foreigner architects to advise in local policies of building codes and managing projects under construction. His design focuses on facade as well as architectural planning to make a space comfortable and functional and working with contractor to select local materials and details that are applicable to Taiwanese methods of construction. But working between international architects and local developers, Ian has developed good coordination and communication skills bridging the gap between different cultures, and discovering innovative construction methods to raise and improve level of details in Taiwanese buildings. Ian has gained knowledge of detailing and construction and particular the focus on design and integration of facade systems, he is currently coordinating documentation of many high-rise residential projects working with Australian architect, Mark Butler. He has a leading role and personal interest in researching new technologies in materials and methods. Banciao Residential Towers, and large complex and mix-use regeneration project South Gate are a few under construction and completed within the year. He has also worked on winning competitions like Wende Residential Towers and Wushi Harbour Resort executing concept to basic designs.

Email: Ian@vertical-studio.com


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