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Rachel Lee, AIA, LEED AP


With 24 years’ experience, Rachel Lee leads our Science and Technology practice for the San Francisco office. She has worked with top-tier research institutions and private sector clients – applying collaborative leadership and strong managerial, lab planning and design skills. Her experience encompasses master planning, programming, laboratory planning, total building planning and design, and project management. Recent projects include Ford Research and Innovation Center, Bayer CropScience R+D Center, the University of North Carolina Marsico BioMedical Center, Stanford University Richard M Lucas Center Expansion and CREATE (Center for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise) Singapore, the latter of which won a Lab of the Year Award from R&D magazine in 2013. 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.

Collaborating with teams of engineers and architects to support the visionary researchers who are pushing the bounds of our society into the next century gives me the energy and passion to find the innovative solutions to provide an optimal environment for their research.

Rachel Lee, AIA, LEED AP