Thaddeus Lee

Thaddeus graduated with a B.A. in Architecture from Yale University, where he was the co-founder of the inaugural Yale Solar Decathlon Team. He is interested in sustainability and anthropology in relation to architecture and hopes to research material lifecycles in the construction industry during his time at MIT.

He is currently a M.Arch I Candidate at MIT.

Areas of Interest
Building Energy, Building Materials, CAD/CAM, Climate Change, Education, Fine Arts, Housing, Transportation Planning, Urban Design, Water Conservation


Present - 2022
Master of Architecture I, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2013 - 2017
Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) with Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University

Professional Experience

2017 - 2018
Architectural Designer, Gray Organschi Architecture
2014 - 2016
Workshop Instructor and Computer Assistant, Yale University Digital Media Center for the Arts
2013 - 2015
Co-Founder, Yale University Solar Decathlon
2011 - 2011
Architectural Intern, RSP Architects, Planners & Engineers


Present -
Graduate Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2017 -
Phi Beta Kappa - Academic Honors Society, Phi Beta Kappa - Yale University chapter
2016 - 2017
Harvey Geiger Fellowship in Architecture, Yale University
2016 - 2017
Yale Creative and Performing Arts Grant, Yale University
2014 - 2015
Richard U. Light Fellowship for Japanese studies, Yale University


2018 -
Function - Ceramics Group Show, Articulture, Esplanade in Singapore
2016 -
A House of Light and Sound - an experimental audio-visual installation, Yale University