Day job: Principal, Cannon Design
Description: Trung Le is a pioneer of Cannon Design’s education practice. He has an incessant energy and passion for learning. Le is widely recognized as an advocate for incorporating multiple intelligences and learning styles in the design of education environments. As the international leader of Cannon Design’s education group, he creates spaces that encourage inquiry and imagination, offering students a sense of what it means to be a part of a global community.
In addition to his role as co-author of The Third Teacher, recently named by Fast Company as one of the most important books of 2010, Le’s work has been widely published in professional journals including Architectural Record, Contract Design, and Edutopia. A practicing architect for 20 years, Le is a principal at Cannon Design, where a number of his projects have been honored for design excellence by the American Institute of Architects.
Superpower: To leap tall buildings in a single bounce