James graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Carleton University in 1983 and joined McRobie Architects + Interior Designers Inc. in 1989 during the transition of the predecessor firm. James has been responsible for the planning and design of many of the firm’s significant office, retail and industrial projects as well as high-profile interior work at Ottawa’s Nortel and Skyline campuses. With his extensive knowledge of construction techniques and understanding of sequencing, he has successfully applied his considerable design capability to the straightforward realization of his clients’ visions.
Great buildings result from the commitment and dedication of the Client and the Architect working together to a successful outcome – successful in realizing the collective vision. It is this relationship between the Client and Architect that we seek in all the work we do, regardless of scale.