Lee Higson


BA (Hons) DipArch RIBA

Lee studied architecture at The University of North London, under the tutorage of Florian Beigel and Dr Helen Mallinson. He is a member of the RIBA and is a registered Architect in the UK and Spain. He joined Eric Parry Architects in 2006 and made a director in 2019.

Lee is currently leading the landmark project ‘The Salisbury Square Development’ for The City of London Corporation, which will create a new civic quarter in the Square Mile delivering first-class legal and law enforcement facilities. This includes a new flagship 18 courtroom facility for the HM Courts & Tribunals Service, a state-of-the-art police headquarters for The City of London Police and a new commercial office building to house leading international law firms. Together they create a new ‘Centre for Justice’ to ensure the City’s future as world-class legal centre.

Lee also led the design of the award-winning R&D Headquarters Building in Singapore for Perennial Real Estate which combines signature architecture with high quality public realm to create a landmark building offering world class laboratories and office space. This project was completed in 2020, and Lee is now leading the design of its sister building, R&D Headquarters Building in Ahmedabad, India for Adani Real Estate. Prior to this, Lee led the design and construction stages of One Chamberlain Square, the first building in the Paradise Birmingham Development by Argent / MEPC. This award-winning 170,000 sqft Grade A office building is the regional headquarters for leading firm PwC and represents key landmark and milestone in the regeneration of Birmingham city centre.

Lee led the award-winning masterplan, building design and construction stages of the new headquarters buildings for The Welding Institute in Cambridge. This project comprises of 3 buildings set around a historic Humphry Repton landscape and includes the new post graduate education facility for the National Structural Integrity Research Centre.

He has led the practice’s masterplanning team, working on a number of high-profile masterplans including the twelve-acre White City Masterplan in London for Helical Bar, a nine-acre mixed use site in Accra, Ghana. Lee has also led a number of residential developments including 280 apartments at the Athletes’ Village for London’s 2012 Olympics Games, and three residential apartment blocks in ‘The Heart of Doha’ development in Qatar for Msheireb Properties.


Singapore Good Design Award - Wilmar International Headquarters - Winner / LIAS Award - Wilmar International Headquarters - Winner / WAF Future Civic Award - Salisbury Square Development - Shortlisted / SIA Architectural Design Awards - Winner / MIPIM Asia - Wilmar International Headquarters - Winner / RIBA West Midlands Award - One Chamberlain Square - Winner / BCO Midlands Awards One Chamberlain Square - Shortlisted / RIBA East Award - The Welding Institute - Winner / RIBA National Award - The Welding Institute - Winner

Lee Higson
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