Lee Kuhn, Associate and Director of Sustainability
Lee joined Sage and Coombe in 2018, returning to his hometown of New York City. He has worked on several projects in the office, throughout all phases of design and construction, including the renovation and expansion of a synagogue in Brooklyn, a new train hall in Newark, and the transformation of a pier on the Hudson River into open public space.
Drawing on his interest and expertise in sustainable design, including a specialization in daylighting, Lee leads Sage and Coombe’s Sustainability Working Group and co-authored the firm’s first-ever Sustainability Action Plan.
Lee is a licensed architect in New York State. He received his Masters of Architecture from the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design, where his international research project “The Indestructible Building” was selected for the John K. Branner Traveling Fellowship. He has additional academic training in public policy and computer science. Prior to joining Sage and Coombe, Lee worked at architecture firms in Oakland, CA, and New York City.