Bryan C. Lee Jr.

Bryan is an architectural designer, artist, writer and devoted advocate for social justice through design. He is dedicated to promoting diversity within the profession and relentless in his efforts to elevate the design process as an effective means of change for underserved communities. He currently an architectural designer for the nationally recognized architecture firm, Eskew + Dumez + Ripple, based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Bryan has extensive expertise in Architecture, Corporate Identity/Graphic Design and Non Profit Program development. During his undergraduate schooling at Ohio State University Bryan provided graphics design and rendering support at OA Spencer architects in Columbus Ohio before moving on to work at Speizle Group during graduate school in New Jersey. In 2008, Bryan founded SOA design, an architectural multimedia firm that focused on providing architectural renderings, websites, corporate identity work, and architectural photography to a variety of clientele.

Along with his professional endeavors, Bryan has had the opportunity to serve his community through the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). Since being introduced to NOMA in 2004, Bryan has written numerous print and online articles, co-founded and led two student chapters at The Ohio State University and at the New Jersey Institute of technology respectively, served as the national exhibit coordinator, Vice president of NOMA Louisiana, and program director for the nationally recognized NOMA Louisiana project pipeline tiered mentorship program and the newly developed CharetteNOLA (launch date, spring 2013). 

Bryan C. Lee  Jr. NOMA Louisiana VP/ NOMA Louisiana Program Director

Bryan C. Lee Jr.

NOMA Louisiana VP/ NOMA Louisiana Program Director

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Civic Engagement
Housing & Community Design
Project Management
Career Stage
  • Fellow
  • Next Gen
  • Mid-Career
  • Bridge
  • Encore
  • Emeritus