Principal Architect - John W. James

The Firm

John James Architect, AIA is an eight person Architectural and Interior Design firm with considerable experience in Residential, Retail, Commercial and Historic Building renovations. As a small firm with a professional staff of registered architects and interior designers, John is involved with every one of the projects. The firm only works on a certain number of projects at one time to guarantee that each client gets the personal attention they require and deserve. With strengths as both designers and managers, they bring creative solutions to the myriad of challenges that confront an Owner during the design, renovation and construction process.


Registration Registered Architect, since 1981 in New York, New Jersey & Connecticut
AIA Member of American Institute of Architects, since 1981
NCARB National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
LEED AP Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
CGP Certified Green Professional


Columbia UniversityMaster of Architecture, 1978
University of VirginiaB.S. in Architecture, 1976
Central London PolytechnicExchange Program, 1975

Towns we have worked in include:
Allenhurst, Basking Ridge, Bernardsville, Essex Fells, Far Hills, Green Pond, Harding, Hoboken, Holmdel, Lake George, Lake Hopatcong, Long Beach Island, Madison, Manahawkin, Manasquan, Maplewood, Mendham, Millburn, Millington, Montclair, North Caldwell, Upper Montclair, Short Hills, South Orange, Spring Lake, Summit, Westfield & many others.