James (he/him/his) is an architect and writer based in New York City. He joined Dezeen as an intern in 2016, and has contributed ever since.
He practices as a licensed architect, focusing his work on residential, retail, and hospitality projects in the US and Canada. He has taught at Columbia University GSAPP, and regularly lends his time as a guest critic of undergraduate and graduate studio work.
James holds degrees in architecture from Columbia University and Université Laval.
Brooks + Scarpa has completed an apartment building with a scalloped, textured facade in Los Angeles that offers affordable low-cost housing to young adults that are transitioning out of group homes. More
An extension made of blue corrugated metal panels has been added to a laneway house in Toronto's Chinatown neighbourhood to create a new museum and residence for the Canadian artist Charles Pachter. More
New York City-based Diller Scofidio + Renfro has completed the Prior Performing Arts Center for the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts, which features an undulating facade of precast concrete and weathering steel panels. More
CF Taller de Arquitectura and Merodio Arquitectos have completed a vacation home in Mexico's Valle de Bravo using glue-laminated timber beams to create bright and spacious rooms that open out to the surrounding forest. More
A series of bridges, walkways and exterior staircases connect the various parts of this community centre in one of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in Mexico City by Rozana Montiel Estudio de Arquitectura. More
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects and Diamond Schmitt Architects have carried out a renovation of New York City's David Geffen Hall, modernising the venue's main concert hall and improving the public spaces that surround it. More