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. Lisa Harmey became a registered Architect in the UK  in 1997.

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 this is the Blogspot   and older site  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. 

External practitioners at the WSA in Cardiff, the unit was joined by Gavin Finnan of Macreanor Lavington Architects in 2020. The MArch. 2021-22, unit was run based on mobility generally, on the English island of Portsea.