Architect, Design Principal
Aprilli Design Studio
Steve Lee is founder and design principal at Aprilli Design Studio, a Toronto-based design studio focusing on research, design and implementation of sustainable design and planning strategies which improve the quality of human life, society and surrounding environments. As a design consultant, he has deep interest in social transformations based on future technologies related to transportation, energy, food issues and environmental sustainability. The studio explores new ideas and solutions based on advanced technologies and recent design trends including autonomous driving technology, digital fabrication, big data and interactive design. Aprilli Design Studio’s progessive design projects have been introduced extensively throughout international media including CNN, BBC, USA Today, Forbes, Yahoo Finance and has received numerous design awards including Radical Innovation Awards and A+ Design Awards. Since 2014, he has been lecturing at universities including UCLA AUD and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.