Primarily Mark is the Director of Learning at CASE Design, Inc., a building information modeling (BIM) consultancy in New York City. Most of his efforts revolve around how best to educate the AEC industry on tools and methodologies for improving and optimizing digital design workflows. He is tasked with recognizing emerging tools and developing curricula for their instruction–internally at CASE, professionally, and academically at Columbia and Utah.
Mark teaches as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) and as an Associate Instructor at the University of Utah College of Architecture and Planning (CA+P). At both institutions, he focuses coursework primarily around BIM and parametric design.
As a Senior Design Technology Specialist at CASE, John Lee provides project support and BIM implementation to significant AEC clients with a focus on developing solutions that integrate an intelligent and efficient workflow process. Earning a Master of Architecture and Master of Science in the Built Environment from Arizona State University, he is particularly interested in environmentally responsive design and has presented his research on urban heat island effect at the American Solar Energy Society National Solar Conference 2011. John is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation where he teaches a course on climatic design and conceptualization.