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Bryan C.
Lee

Bryan is the Place + Civic Design Director for the Arts Council of New Orleans. With a background in architecture, Lee is tasked with creating, advocating for, and contribute to, the creative intervention of public art and social impact design in civic spaces across New Orleans. Before joining the Arts Council, Mr. Lee spent time at 2014 AIA National Firm of the Year, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple (Architecture) in New Orleans. Additionally, Mr. Lee leads an award winning architecture + design curriculum for high school students through the National Organization of Minority Architects Louisiana Chapter and serves on the AIA National Diversity Council. As a devoted member of the NOMA, Mr. Lee serves on the National board as the Design Education Chair and on the National AIA Diversity and Inclusion Committee. He was selected as the 2014 NOMA member of the year, 2015 Next City Vanguard Fellow, 2015 international British American Project Fellow. Bryan also gave 2016 TED Talk on Design Justice.