James is one of three founding partners of architecture and design research firm IDK.
IDK is a team of architects, design researchers and social engagers. Through buildings, spaces, experiences and research they aim to unlock the potential of place and empower user-communities.
Prior to founding IDK, James Worked for Herzog and De Meuron in London as part of the delivery team for the Tate Modern extension. Later, as a project architect at Nissen Richards Studio, he delivered temporary and permanent exhibitions and housing developments.
James is a Lead Tutor at Cambridge University, teaching on the Masters in Architecture and Urban Design. He is passionate about a future that is technologically engaged and conservation led.