We are pleased to announce Rachel Lee, AIA, LEED AP BD+C has joined our San Francisco office to focus on growing our Science and Technology (S&T) practice. With 24 years’ experience, Rachel has worked with top-tier research institutions and private sector clients – applying collaborative leadership and strong managerial, lab planning and design skills.

“Rachel brings vast expertise, talent and energy to galvanize the growth of our presence on the west coast,” said Stephen Blair, director of CannonDesign’s S&T practice. “She has a unique understanding of the highly complex challenges our clients face and I am confident she will deliver innovative solutions to exceed their expectations.”

Her experience encompasses master planning, programming, laboratory planning, total building planning and design, and project management. She has played a key leadership role in an R+D magazine Laboratory of the Year Award-winning project as well as many other award-winning projects. She is a thought-leader and knowledge resource on laboratory design involving large, complex equipment.

Rachel is a member of the San Francisco chapter of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) and a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Northern California chapter.