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Marcus Lee was born in Hertford in 1955. He studied Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow.
Marcus worked for YRM and Nicholas Lacey Architects before joining Richard Rogers Partnership in 1982 where he worked for 21 years, becoming Associate Director. At RRP he was site architect for 5 years on LLOYD’s of London HQ and project architect for 11 years on Heathrow’s Terminal 5. He was lead architect for a number of competitions, notably Madrid Barajas Airport, Zurich and Berlin airports, the Millennium Dome and the Oslo Opera House Competition. During this time he also built his first timber-framed house in Islington.
Marcus co founded FLACQ in 2005 with James Finestone, Hal Currey and Kim Quazi. Within the practice Marcus is principally involved in client liaison, initiating projects and developing the vision. He also has a central role in urban design, commercial and residential projects. FLACQ is currently working on the masterplan for Morecambe’s Central Promenade, an RIBA/Urban Splash competition which the practice won in early 2006. FLACQ is also engaged in several other residential, mixed use, education and health care projects in London and across the UK. FLACQ was shortlisted and received a commendation for their design for the London 2012 Olympic VeloPark.
Marcus has recently completed his second timber-framed family home in London, which has won a 2006 Hackney Design Award.