This real-life story was drafted for the very special exhibit on the life and work of Dan Kiley. My career started with Dan like this…

Around the spring of my graduating year of ‘97, I was frantically planning out my future. Earlier that year the legendary Dan Kiley came to our school to lecture. I thought, “why not? What do I have to lose?” The only question was how big of a bribe did I had to offer the school’s administration assistant to get a hold of Dan’s mailing address. As it turned out, I only had to ask. She…


A Simultaneous Global Community Time

It is indeed a global community that we live in. Thanks to the internet and all the easy to use social media communication services out there, it is easier than ever to stay in touch with friends and family from all around the world. With a few simple taps on a keyboard, I can get an email message out to my parents in Toronto, Facebook chat with my cousin in Switzerland and, iMessage with my friend in Tokyo, all at the same time. And oh yes, just received an email from another cousin in Hong…

Terence Lee

Landscape Architect, sometimes writer.

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