James is a visionary urban designer with a broad skills palette.

He is qualified in urban design, and landscape architecture – disciplines he draws on while positioning projects, master planning and driving design outcomes, as well as advising on public realm strategies and public space implementation. He has worked on significant national and international integrated developments and master planning projects in Australia, Asia and Europe including new town centres, waterfronts, infrastructure and public spaces.

James is an advocate for sustainable cities and focuses on imaginative solutions for sites that kindle community passions. He has made outstanding contributions in leading the Brisbane City Centre Master Plan 2017, is overall lead designer for the internationally significant Queen’s Wharf redevelopment and is currently advising on the redevelopment and governance of Orchard Road in Singapore.

I am passionate about cities. They are complex, fluid and fascinating. Effecting positive change in them requires clarity of vision, an inquiring mind and the ability to move quickly when needed