A.UD Lecture Series
Monday, April 2, 2012
Mark Lee and Sharon Johnston are the principals of Johnston Marklee & Associates.
Born in Hong Kong, Mark Lee studied architecture at the University of Southern California and Harvard University. Sharon Johnston was born in Santa Monica and studied history and art history at Stanford University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. After studying at the Architecture Association in London and working with Norman Foster and Richard Meier, she attended Harvard University and received her Master of Architecture degree. Since its founding in 1998 Johnston Marklee’s diverse portfolio has been unified by a singular conceptual approach to each particular project. While maintaining a deep commitment to architectural history as well as the discipline’s ongoing discourse, Johnston Marklee’s design process accommodates the respective knowledge and influence of collaborations with contemporary artists, writers, photographers and sculptors, bringing multiple layers of expertise to each project.