Studied Landscape Architecture at Manchester Metropolitan University, 1995-1998; Studied Landscape Architecture at Manchester School of Architecture, 2000-2001
James joined Grant Associates in 2003, following two years in the Middle East working on a variety of schemes which entailed masterplanning, detail design, project implementation and site supervision. Prior to that, he worked in Manchester.
James has enjoyed working on a wide range of projects since joining the practice, including the Corby Hub, Northamptonshire, Exchange in Salford, Lok Wo Sha in Hong Kong and Middlehaven in Middlesbrough. He was Team Leader for the Supertrees and Aerial Walkway at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.
He is currently working on the high profile, mixed-use Capitol development in Singapore and a waterside and mixed use development in Sydney Australia.
Special interests include digital and hand-drawn visualisation techniques, and incorporating contemporary trends and a little bit of humour into urban settings through a collaborative approach with Architects, Engineers and Artists.