Kirsten Lees is a Partner at Grimshaw with over 25 years’ experience in architecture, strategic planning and urban design within the arts, sports and master planning sectors. Her work has been acknowledged for its subtle response to place, the pre-eminence of the cultural agenda and its unique expressive and material qualities.
Notable projects include the award-winning SUEZ Energy-from-Waste Facility in Suffolk, the Wimbledon Master Plan and regeneration programme for Hammersmith Town Centre. She is currently developing the Koç Contemporary Art Museum in Istanbul, a grandstand for Curragh Racecourse and a new stadium for Bath Rugby at the centre of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. Kirsten is a passionate spokesperson for gender equality in architecture through her advocacy work and key involvement in the industry’s Equilibrium group.