Lee Higson

Lee Higson

Associate Director
BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA

Lee studied architecture at The University of North London. He joined the Eric Parry Architects in 2006 and was appointed Associate in 2007 and Associate Director in 2011.

Lee is currently leading a number of commercial developments including the 170,000 sqft Grade A office development at One Chamberlain Square, Birmingham for Argent PLC, as well as the 175,000sqft redevelopment of London Scottish House, Manchester for Titan Investors.

Lee has recently completed the £50 million Research and Development Facility for The Welding Institute in Cambridge. Formed of three interconnected buildings, it provides R+D Laboratories, testing facilities and office space as well as a new post graduate education facility for the National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC). Set in the historic landscape of Abington Hall the development incorporates conference facilities, a lecture theatre, restaurant and café spaces.

Lee leads the practice’s masterplanning team, working on a number of high profile masterplans including the twelve acre White City Masterplan, London for Helical Bar / Aviva, a nine acre mixed use site in Accra, Ghana and the masterplan for The Welding Institute in Cambridge.

Prior to this Lee co-led the team working on a residential apartment block in the Athletes Village for London’s 2012 Olympics, and led the design phase of three residential apartment blocks in ‘The Heart of Doha’ development in Qatar for Msheireb Properties. He also led the practice’s detailed proposals for the redevelopment of The Selfridge Hotel for Selfridges & Co. in London.

Lee led competition winning teams for the Accra Masterplan project as well as for Vision 2025, Suvretta House Hotel in St Moritz, Switzerland. He has also worked on a wide range of proposals including the redevelopment of Sherborne House Hotel in Dorset for Swires Group and The Kensington Palace Hotel, De Vere Gardens, London for Lancer Properties.

Lee has worked in UK, Spain, Australia and Canada, is a registered Architect in both the UK and Spain, and is a visiting tutor at Westminster University, London.

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