Cuningham Group is thrilled to announce the promotion of Associate Principal Yong Koo Lee to the position of Principal. A member of Cuningham Group since 2004, Yong Koo is a lead designer for the Resort Hospitality studio, where he has worked on numerous domestic and international projects. His 25-plus years of experience in the architecture industry has given him many opportunities to expand his skills as an architectural designer and enhance his diversity of ideas from a multicultural viewpoint. Yong Koo’s experience ranges from large, complex convention centers and academic buildings to hospitality, gaming, corporate, commercial, cultural, and religious projects.
As lead designer for the firm’s Hospitality studio, Yong Koo’s talents can be seen on such projects as the as the LEED® Gold, award-winning new hotel tower at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee and the LEED® Silver-certified Hotel Nia in Menlo Park, California. He is a passionate, creative designer with a unique ability to translate programmatic needs into architectural reality. Additionally, his ability to work simultaneously at conceptual and detailed levels of concern makes him an extremely valuable member of project teams.
Congratulations, Yong Koo. We are excited to see what you do next!