ICAS Bulletin
Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

June 28, 2005

Jeff S Lee

Lee and Associates Inc

to address

ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora
August 6, 2005 Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Montgomery County Community College Science Center room 214
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Jeff S Lee will address the ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora.

Jeff S Lee is a landscape architect and an urban planner who started his own practice in Washington, D.C. in 1987. His firm has won many awards and prestigious commissions in the U.S. and worldwide. Jeff is currently working on The Pentagon 9-11 Memorial and The U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Jeff was born in Seoul, Korea and attended Haewa Elementary School before immigrating to America with his parents. He spent most of his formative years in rural Southcentral Virginia. Although Jeff received an appointment to West Point, he opted for a more traditional education. Jeff is a graduate of University of Virginia's School of Architecture and attended Graduate School courses at Virginia Tech as a Virginia Continuing Education Scholar.

Jeff returned to Korea shortly upon his graduation at UVA to "re-learn" Korean while working at Hyundai Construction Company's overseas design section. He represented Hyundai as the site coordinator for $450 million Doha Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center while stationed in Qatar.

Jeff returned to the States and worked at The Architects Collaborative, Inc. in Harvard Square, Massachusetts before moving to The Washington Area. He worked at EDAW inc. in Alexandria prior to establishing his own practice. He is the former president of American Society of Landscape Architects(ASLA; Potomac Chapter); Board member of DC Habitat for Humanity; Vice-Chairman, Committee of 100 on the Federal City. Jeff is presently a Board member of Lambda Alpha International and serves on The Mayor's Task Force to update The Comprehensive Plan for Washington, D.C.

Jeff enjoys tennis, camping, fishing and working on his "Mid-Century Classic" house and car.

Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President

ICAS Fellow