James has worked extensively on the design of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, MO. He brings a unique design perspective to the MVVA process, drawing on his diverse interests in industrial design, architectural history, regional planning and urban economics. Prior to his work at MVVA, James was employed by several architectural firms and planning agencies in New York and Philadelphia.
James received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Columbia University and earned both a Master of Landscape Architecture and a Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.
He joined MVVA in 2010.