Richard James

Senior Associate

Richard is a qualified Architect and has worked at Design Engine since 2007.

He has been responsible for the design and delivery of a number of projects including the Hubert Perrodo Building for St. Peters College Oxford University, the Clocktower Square development for Radley College in Oxfordshire, the replacement of Les Beaucamps secondary school in Guernsey, and a new Performing Arts Faculty for the University of Winchester. He has also delivered a number of interior renovation projects including the reception to the Old Building at the London School of Economics.

More recently, Richard has been responsible for the Castle Hill House development for St. Peters College, Oxford, which includes 54 student bedrooms and support facilities and is targeting Passivhaus ‘Low Energy Energy Building’. He is also involved Winchester College’s Southern Campus Development comprising a new sports centre and works department.

Richard studied at the University of Portsmouth, where his thesis project was awarded the RIBA South Prize and the prize for best overall performance in Diploma Thesis, as well as being nominated for the RIBA Silver Medal. His work with the Diploma Landscape unit led to their shortlisting for the SEEDA ‘ideas competition’. Richard was also awarded first place in the final of the 2009 ‘Line of Site’ architectural ideas competition organised by Building Design magazine.