Yoonhie Lee received Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Interior Architecture from Kansas State University in USA and Master of Architecture from Yale University. Since 1998, she had worked on several Architecture and Interior projects in New York and Seoul.

Having professional experiences at USA, she beomes full time professorship at Ewha Womans University since 2003. She established her own practice along with her research lab (ADSlab) focusing on architectonic articulation and redinement in 'real' consturction in Architecture. Major work are included Naechon 883+816, Sejong Sosowon, Bangbae Housing, 104 housing complex, Gapyung Saryung-yi and Yongmun residences.