SO YOUNG LEE
AIA, CDT, NCARB, LEED® AP BD+C, WELL AP™, REALTOR®
So Young has over 17 years of experience that ranges commercial, residential and higher education projects as a designer and a digital design leader at prominent firms in Chicago and San Francisco. So Young's projects include 500 Folsom Residential Tower, a part of the Transbay redevelopment project while at Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Gensler’s NVIDIA Headquarters in Silicon Valley featuring the efficient triangular plans and parametric building enclosure modeling, the world's tallest Jeddah Tower, and the first positive energy building Masdar Headquarters while working at Adrian Smith+ Gordon Gill Architecture.
So Young has been heavily involved in designing complex geometry and transitioning the shape into rationalized and buildable forms using the latest digital technologies. She's been working on various projects using Revit with Dynamo to create the abstract geometries for competition entries, conceptual massing for architectural projects, or as a fabrication tool for the installation project and construction. She is one of the founding board members of the 'San Francisco Computational Design Institute' and actively engages in organizing monthly events for the group.
So Young is NCARB certified, a Licensed Architect in California & Illinois, a LEED Accredited Professional, WELL Accredited Professional and a Construction Documents Technologist. She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in California & Illinois, and holds a California Real Estate Certificate from City College of San Francisco.