James is a writer, editor and curator working in the fields of architecture, design, e-culture and technology. He is the curator of contemporary architecture and design at ArkDes, Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design, in Stockholm.
Formerly editor-at-large at ArchDaily, he has practiced architecture in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands. He co-curated the Nordic Pavilion at the 15th Biennale Architettura di Venezia (2016) and participated in the central exhibition at the 16th.
With bylines at Metropolis, PIN-UP, Domus, Volume, Mousse, Disegno, SSENSE, and Real Review among others, he has been a regular voice on Monocle 24. James has been a visiting critic or lecturer at the University of Cambridge, The Bartlett (UCL), University College Dublin, the Architectural Association, Design Academy Eindhoven, the Strelka Institute, the Berlage Institute, and MIT. He is an advisor for the Housing the Human project and sits on the advisory board of the Future Architecture Platform.