James Thompson
Senior Associate

With expertise in architecture, sustainability, and construction administration, James provides critical guidance on projects through final delivery, helping to coordinate multiple disciplines and apply his creative resolve to the unexpected issues that arise in historic preservation projects.

His projects include renovations of K-12 and higher education facilities, cultural buildings, and museum environments representing a variety of architectural eras.

James believes in heightened standards for the preservation field, requiring that the restoration of historic buildings reflect social, environmental, and economic responsibility. He enjoys combining his knowledge of architecture and construction to help projects meet these goals.


Master of Architecture, University of Oregon, 1997

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a concentration in Historic Preservation, University of Minnesota, 1995


American Institute of Architects      

Association for Preservation Technology      

National Trust for Historic Preservation      

Eco Design Arts Conference, Co-Chairman            

Community Emergency Response Team, Field Operations manual development    

Federal Emergency Management Agency - Safety Assessment Program Trainer, Disaster Response Program


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