Christopher Lee is the co-founder and principal of Serie Architects and Associate Professor in Practice at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. His research, writings, and teaching on the embedded intelligence and cultural values of building types underpin the work of Serie. With offices in London, Mumbai, Singapore, and Beijing, the practice has gained a reputation for designing distinctive buildings in the public realm. The work of Serie is known for its organizational intelligence, elegance, and contextual engagement and has been recognized through many prestigious awards, including the BD Young Architect of the Year Award, Architectural Record Design Vanguard, World Architecture Festival Award, and the Leading European Architects Review. Serie is currently working on a string of high-profile, civic and cultural buildings including the new Singapore State Courts Complex; the new School of Design & Environment; the National University of Singapore; the International Institute of Human Settlement, India; and the Jameel Art Centre.