About

Lisa Harmey became a registered Architect in the UK  in 1997. Early career included, brief periods with Norman Foster’s Japan office (while living near Tokyo) & minimalist John Pawson, office buildings for Rosehaugh Stanhope at John Outram Assoc.s in London UK, Leicester School of Engineering & Manufacture (an early “green” building) by Peake Short & Partners also UK and working on social housing projects in Paris, France. 

Small projects carried out as Lisa Harmey Architect from 1997 included alterations and extensions to a large private house, and an apartment refurbishment, some listed (designated) renovation and various small commercial projects. L1 was formed in 2005, prior to relocating in Ontario west of Toronto, a company with interests in compact housing, modern construction methods and, global mobility https://sites.google.com/site/l1architecturesite/

Ontario Building Code exams were completed in 2008, success followed in the Canadian EXAC examinations. Other activities included City of Vaughan, Ontario, design review panel 2011-2013, visiting design tutor roles in Asia (Beijing) 2015-18 and then some review at University of Westminster, London, UK. 

Based in the UK, adjacent to Regents canal, the office, is working on private residential designs as always and collaborations https://youtu.be/8QYpKrEXzwc, interested in more, with now small commercial and, is interested in, the continuing implications of globalisation and, living space mainly in London, but also South-East and further afield.. We teach a unit at the WSA in Cardiff, this year at MArch.