About Us


C.Y. Lee Architect Inc. is an award winning architectural design firm and was founded by the principal C.Y. Lee in 1991. The firm provides comprehensive professional design services of architecture, planning, and interior.


2013 WoodWorks! Awards
2012 Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards
2008 WoodWorks! Awards
1994 OAA Design Awards

The Principal

C.Y. Lee, Architect, OAA, MRAIC
M.Sc.Arch - Columbia University
B.Arch - University of Illinois
B.Sc.Arch - Han Yang University

C.Y. believes in the design of functional, sustainable, and contextually conscious built environments. He also believes that the most important goal in architecture is prioritizing the needs and requirements of every client, regardless of the size or budget of each project.

Senior Associate

Terry Kim
M.Arch. - Dalhousie University
B.ED. - Dalhousie University
ED. - OCAD University


Celebrating Excellence in Wood Structures
WoodWorks! Case Study
Architectural Record
Wood Design & Building
Canadian Builders Quarterly
Daily Commercial News
Interni & Decor Magazine
Korea Times
Canadian Home Magazine
Canadian Interiors

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