media + press

James is an international multi-award-winning designer, with his work receiving accreditation throughout Europe America and Asia. His success has seen him present TEDx talks to over 1200 paying visitors as well as securing resident talks and Grand Designs Live and The Ideal Homes Show. Featured several times on ITV News, London Live News, and BBC Radio stations, James' public architectural profile is of high demand and continuing to grow.  

For years, James has worked to create a name for himself and his designs within the architectural industry. Due to his international success, James was invited to act as a member of the Judging panel for the International 'WAN Awards, (World Architectural News), for the Small Spaces Category. One of five elite industry individuals, James was chosen to judge following the showcasing of his work worldwide. 

 

James will often chair talks on the Grand Theatre at the Grand Designs Live show and can be seen presented design talks on the Ideal homes Show Main Stage and expert hubs, alongside industry celebrities, such as Georgina Burnett, Oliver Heath, Joe Swift & Kunle Barker. He has also featured heavily on the news discussing his projects which intend to help shelter the homeless, along with many online and guest magazine articles. Still very active within the industry, James is currently working on various new homeless shelter designs, that have been internationally acclaimed.

James' award-winning designs range from temporary homeless shelters through to bespoke London Drinking Fountains. His catalog of designs also includes a vast range of publications, guest magazine columns, and dissertations including a feature in the University of Middlesex Architectural educational coursebook. 

awards

Winner - Fakro; Fakro Inspires International Competition
Winner - David Salesbury; Future of the Conservatory International Competition

Winner - Tiffany & Co; Watering Holes International Competition
Shortlisted - The Building Centre; Night Time is the Right Time
Shortlisted - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Artwork; To be destroyed

appearances

Grand Designs - 2019 - Speaker

TEDx - 2019 - Guest Speaker
Ideal Homes - 2019 - Speaker
Ideal Homes - 2019 - Show Expert Hub

Grand Designs - 2018 - Speaker
Grand Designs - 2018 - Exhibition feature

Ideal Homes - 2018 - Show Expert Hub

ITV News - 2018 - TV Interview
CNN News - 2017 - TV Interview

WAN Awards - 2016 - Category Judge

London Live - 2016 - TV Interview
BBC Radio Five - 2016 - Guest speaker

East London Radio - 2016 - Guest speaker

ITV News - 2015 - TV Interview

BBC RTE Radio 1 - 2015 - Guest speaker

Pecha Kucha - 2015 - Guest speaker

exhibitions

Grand Designs Live - 2018 - The Homeless Hut
The Building Centre - 2017 - The Homeless Beacon
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Architecture - 2014 - To be Destroyed

publications

Grand Designs Magazine - 2019 - Article

Essex Magazine - 2018 - Project

Design Live Arch Mag - 2017 - Project


PSBJ Magazine - 2017 - Project

Eleven Magazine - 2017 - Project

TEX World Magazine -2016 - Article


Design Live Arch Mag - 2016 - Project

The Big Issue - 2016 - Project

Easy Jet Magazine - 2016 - Article

Architects Journal - 2016 - Project

A10 Architecture - 2015 - Project

AD - 2011 - Project

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