이남주 소장은, 2004년에 NJSTUDIO 설립하여, 디자인, 컴퓨테이션, 시각화 사무소를 운영해 오고 있다. 서울과학기술대학교를 졸업 후. 하버드 디자인 석사, UC 버클리 건축학 석사, MIT 공대와 UTS에서 연구원을 하였다. ESRI에서 연구 개발 엔지니어로 활동하고 있다. 데이터 활용한 디자인 프로세스를 연구 개발 교육을 하고 있으며. KICDT의 운영 멤버로 활동하고 있다.
NJ Namju Lee is an architectural designer, researcher, and lecturer. He has been the principal of NJSTUDIO since 2004, specializing in architecture, computational design, and visualization. He graduated from Seoul National University of Science and Technology(B.S), later, UC Berkeley(MArch), and Harvard Graduate School of Design(MDes).
As a researcher, he worked both at UrbanAid Lab at University of Technology, Sydney(UTS), at SENSEable City Lab and Media Lab(Changing Places Group) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT), and at College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley. He was invited to workshops and seminars as a lecturer in several universities including Harvard, MIT, Ministry of Labor Korea, and Autodesk Korea, and he taught Digital Design Studio I, II at Sejong University, Seoul, Korea. He published ‘Simulation & Visualization of Architecture’, and contributed some architectural and graphic magazines and tutorials. He has participated in multi-disciplinary exhibitions, the digital film works, and architectural group works in Seoul and Sydney. As a visualization specialist, His collaborators include KPF, HYUNDAI, SAMSUNG, SK, and posco E&C for architectural 3D animation and simulation projects.
He works in the integrative and interdisciplinary domain of built environment and technology, with a particular interest in computational design and visualization. Central to his practice is the use of data as the primary methodology in shaping a design process by integrated computation and visualization.