James gained experience in Germany, Switzerland and Israel before joining the practice in 2001 as a Part II Architectural Assistant. He was promoted to Associate in 2008.
James has been involved in a number of high-profile projects from masterplanning to fine detailing including work on commercial, residential, health-care, education and more recently art gallery projects.
He helped form EAT, AHMMs sustainability working group that has successfully promoted low energy design across the practice. He also developed the practices document and information management systems.