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.
Formerly editor-at-large at ArchDaily, the world’s most visited architecture platform, he has practiced architecture in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands. In 2016 he co-curated the Nordic Pavilion at the 15th Biennale Architettura di Venezia and in 2018 contributed to the central exhibition at the 16th.
With bylines at Metropolis, PIN-UP, Domus, Volume, Monocle, Mousse, Disegno, SSENSE, and Real Review, 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 Housing the Human and sits on the advisory board of the Future Architecture Platform.