Jim Ross Architect
Working with organisations, and private clients, Jim works strategically at a range of scales to find appropriate and engaging ways of making projects, buildings, processes and places work. He draws on tried and tested tools to enable clients to make well-informed decisions.
With over 15 years experience designing, teaching, project managing and delivering architectural projects, Jim mixes consultancy, academia and community projects gives a rich seam of experience upon which to draw.
Jim has a particular interest counter-urbanism, consultation and community-led design, and speciality enjoys working with complex client groups. Enabling client groups to make informed decisions and leading them through the initial stages of projects, pre-design and stakeholder engagements, identifying the project constraints which when understood and defined allow creative and innovative design responses. These soft skills are complimented with an intuitive 1:1 understanding of construction. An eye for contemporary design in historic and landscape environments. Patience and tenacity, deliver high-quality design solutions in sensitive contexts.
In his role of Design Fellow at Cambridge University, Jim has the opportunity to reflect upon wider design practice and pass on his delight in finding simple solutions to complex environments to the next generation of young Architects. Jim is equally happy on the drawing board, in the lecture hall or up a ladder on a building site.