Tuesday, January 6, 2009


A N T H O N Y O. J A M E S, A R C H I T E C T

  • Bachelor of Architectural History, University of Virginia, 1976.
  • Attingham Summer School, Shropshire/Oxon/Yorkshire/London, UK, 1978. (Royal Oak Foundation Scholar)
  • Master of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1982.
EXPERIENCE: Architectural History and Restoration
  • Historic Sites Surveyor, Maryland Historical Trust, Summers 1972-74.
  • Historical Researcher, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Summer 1975.
  • Architectural Historian, City of Biloxi, Mississippi, Summer 1976.
  • Architectural Historian, Kentucky Heritage Commission, 1976-77.
  • Restoration Specialist, North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977-79.
  • Intern Restoration Architect, National Park Service, Summer 1980.
  • Research Assistant, Professor Renata Holod, University of Pennsylvania, 1981-82.
  • Research Assistant, The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 1981-82.
  • Principal, Anthony O. James, Architect, 1988 to present, providing preservation, historical research, and restoration design, consultation and services.
EXPERIENCE: Architectural Design and Preservation
  • Intern Architect, Arthur Cotton Moore/Associates, Washington, DC. 1982-83.
  • Project Architect, Tony Atkin, Architect, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-85.
  • Associate, GGK & Associates, Philadelphia, PA, 1985-88.
  • Staff Architect, Wycliffe Associates, Orange, CA, 1990-92.
  • Consultant Architect to Pattimura University, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, 1992-93.
  • Associate Architect (part-time), Chesapeake Associated Architects, Chestertown, MD, 1989-90, 1994, 1997-98.
  • Project Architect, The Hillier Group, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2001
  • Project Architect and Project Manager, spg3 , Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2008
  • Principal, Anthony O. James, Architect, 1988-89, 1994 -99, 2008 to present. Design and consulting services. Consultant architect to: GGK & Associates, Brown Company, James Oleg Kruhly + Associates, Russell Versaci Architecture, Larisa McShane & Associates, Torchio Architects, and Flynn Battaglia Architects.
  • Park Architect, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Buffalo, NY, 2010 to present
  • Registered Architect, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, USA, 1985 to Present.
  • Registered Architect, State of New York, USA, 2011 to present.
  • Certified Architect, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, USA, 1989-1994.
  • The Buildings of Biloxi: An Architectural History, Biloxi, MS: City of Biloxi, 1976. (principal author)
  • Survey of Historic Sites in Kentucky: Ballard County, Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Heritage Commission, 1977. (co-author)
  • Survey of Historic Sites in Kentucky: Clark County, Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Heritage Commission, 1978. (co-author)
  • Architecture and Community: Building in the Islamic World Today, New York: Aperture Books for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 1982. (researcher and writer)
  • At the Head of the Bay: A Cultural and Architectural History of Cecil County, Maryland, Annapolis: Maryland Historical Trust Press, 1996. (drew floor plans to illustrate book)
  • The Olmsted Parks Conservancy & Parkway System Design Guidelines, Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, 2011. (principal author for architectural guidelines)
  • Progressive Architecture Award, January 1985, for the Renfrew Center, Philadelphia, PA (Project Architect, for Tony Atkin, Architect).
  • M.A.M.E. Award, February 1987, for Scarborough Office Park, Voorhees, NJ (Associate Architect in Charge, GGK & Associates).
  • Various awards for Queens Annes County (MD) historic driving tour brochure and map (design and artwork), 1997.

Restoration Projects
  • Newbold White House, Perquimans County, NC, for NC Division of Archives & History, 1978.
  • Hampton Mansion National Historic Site, Towson, MD, for National Park Service, 1980.
  • Old Bohemia Church, Warwick, MD, for Chesapeake Associated Architects, 1994.
  • New Jersey State House, Governor’s Wing Roof Restoration, for the Hillier Group, 1999.
  • Front Park Picnic Shelter, Buffalo, NY, for Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, 2012-13.
Historically/Culturally Sensitive Design
  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Renovation and restoration, Charleston, S.C., for Arthur Cotton Moore/Associates, 1982-83.
  • Renfrew Center, Eating Disorders Clinic, for Tony Atkin, Architect, 1984-85.
  • Bamako Translation Centre, Bamako, Mali, for Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL), 1988.
  • Fischer House, Chestertown, MD, for Chesapeake Associated Architects, 1989.
  • Maluku Studies Centre, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, for SIL, 1990-92.
  • Penn Valley Elementary School Library and Classroom additions, for spg3, 2003.
  • Spring Lake Historic First Aid and Emergency Squad Building, Spring Lake, NJ, for spg3, 2008.
  • Whittingham development, residential, clubhouse, and commercial, Cranbury, NJ, for GGK & Assocs, 1985-86.
  • Crestwood Village retirement community and nursing home, Whiting, NJ, for GGK & Associates, 1987.
  • Numerous home and clubhouse designs for numerous developers while with GGK & Associates, 1985-88.
  • Retirement Housing, JAARS Center, Waxhaw, NC, for Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT), 1988.
  • Regional Office and housing, West Chicago, IL, for WBT, 1991-92.
  • Various clubhouses for Toll Brothers, PA & NJ, for spg3, 2001-03.
  • Frankford Creek Housing, Philadelphia, PA for spg3, 2003.
  • Ludlow Master Plan, Philadelphia Housing Aunthority, North Philadelphia, PA for spg3, 2003.
  • Stein House, Gladwyne, PA for spg3, 2005-08.
  • Mantua Presbyterian Apartments, Philadelphia, PA for spg3, 2006-08.
  • Riverside Presbyterian Apartments renovation, Philadelphia, PA, for spg3, 2006-09.
  • Barkan Residence, LEED for homes candidate, Philadelphia, PA, 2007-09.
  • Numerous small residential renovations and additions.  See my Houzz listing for photos of a limited number of projects.
  • Blue Bell Inn and shops, Blue Bell, PA, for Tony Atkin, 1983.
  • Scarborough and Absecon Office Parks, NJ, for GGK & Associates, 1986.
  • First United Methodist Church, Moorestown, NJ, for James Oleg Kruhly + Associates, 1998.
  • Fairfax Corners multiplex theatre, classical design and detailing, Fairfax, VA, for spg3, 2002.
  • The Galleria shopping mall exterior renovation, design and detailing, Fort Lauderdale, FL, spg3, 2002.
  • Triumph Baptist Church, design for new 2000 seat sanctuary and renovation of attached school, Philadelphia, PA, spg3, 2003.
  • Office Building and Community Center, Philadelphia Housing Authority, Philadelphia, PA, for spg3, 2005-06.
  • Cape May Point Volunteer Fire Company Accessibility Retrofit, Cape May Point, NJ, for spg3, 2008.
  • Trap Pond State Park, Administration Building, Concession Building, Locker/Changing Room Building, Pump Building, Entrance Building, Laurel, DE, for spg3, 2008.
  • Parish House addition, St Paul's Church, Centreville, MD, for Torchio Architects, 2009.
  • Picnic Pavilion, Cadwalader Park, Trenton, NJ, for spg3, 2010-12.
  • Riverside Park Shelter House, Buffalo, NY, for Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, 2011.
Planning Projects
  • Linguistics Centre Master Plan, Horsleys Green, UK, for SIL, 1991-92.
  • Campus Master Plan, for Pattimura University, Ambon, Indonesia, 1992-93.
  • Community Master Plan and renovation design, St Albans Court, Nonington, Kent, UK, for Bruderhof Communities, 1996.

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