Jae-Young E. Lee

Jae-Young E. Lee is an architect and, since 2022, also a research associate at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) in Erkner. Her dissertation “Refiguration of Spaces” at the Technical University of Berlin focuses on the construction of rural “peripheries” and the consequences of digital economies on the materiality and practices of (contested) spatial identities. Prior to this, she worked in Berlin as an architect on circular and low-tech systems and, since 2016, also on community-driven architecture in the borderlands between Thailand and Myanmar as part of the non-profit organisation GyawGyaw