He and his team focus on developing architecture and products for the “people”. With this social focus and previous tourism development experience in Daocheng (稻城), he is a great addition to our team. James will work with us during the research in Puxing and help develop product design concepts.
James graduated from MIT and California State University, Long Beach. Before establishing his own office in Beijing, he worked with Chang Yong Ho’s (张永和) FCJZ (非常建筑) office in Beijing. His innovative work, such as his recent tricycle house (photo below), is widely covered by the Chinese and international media, and some of it in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Most recently, he was also a speaker at TEDx in Beijing.