James, AIA, LEED AP, CPHC and Partner at River Architects, is devoted to delivering Passive House through inspired design. He combines his design sensibilities with technical skills developed in the NYC restoration and cultural institution scene. At River Architects he leads Passive House projects ranging from new and retrofit single-family residences, multi-family and commercial projects- including an organic cidery in the Catskills.
James received his March Degree from University at Buffalo, and studied abroad in Darmstadt, Germany. He taught graduate architecture at Kyonggi University in Seoul and lectured across Korea with Passive House Korea. He founded and serves on the board of the Passive House Alliance- Hudson Valley, and is developing a regional PH job training program.