Background

James Bryant AIA NCARB

 

The James Bryant Group, LLC
13925 121st Avenue NE
Kirkland, WA 98034

 

P: +1) 206-909-1933

 

E: james@jamesbryantarch.com

Education

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Southern California
  • Master of Arts, Orthodox Christian Theology, University of Balamand
  • Certificate – Professional Mediation Skills, University of Washington School of Law

 

Professional

 

  • Member, American Institute of Architects
  • NCARB Certificate (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards)
  • Practicing Principal Architect for 38 years
  • Certified Mediation Practitioner

 

Teaching

 

  • Visiting Lecturer & Assistant Professor (Dual Appointment), University of Colorado

Honors Department – Urban Environment

College of Environmental Design – Senior Design

  • Guest Lecturer on Urban Planning

Metropolitan State College, Denver

University of Colorado, Fleming Law School

University of Missouri, Graduate Program, Urban Law

  • Visiting Critic in Design

University of Washington, College of Architecture and Urban Planning

  • Continuing Education Instructor, Seattle Chapter, American Institute of Architects

Project Economics for Architects: Becoming Your Client’s Financial Ally (12 LU)

Dealing with the calculation of the financial performance of commercial property development

Civic

 

  • Chairman, Bellevue Chamber of Commerce CBD Committee
  • Chairman, City of Bellevue Arts Commission
  • Certified Mediator Practitioner, Dispute Resolution Center of Snohomish, Island, & Skagit Counties

 

Environmental Affiliations

 

  • Chairman, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Sierra Club
  • National Advisory Council, Aspen Seminar on Environmental Arts & Sciences
  • Staff Member, numerous seminars on the environment for the following:

Arizona Mining Association

Aspen Seminar on Environmental Arts & Sciences (+ National Advisory Board)

National Ski Area Operators Association

Spokane Expo ‘74 International Symposia series on the Environment

Publications

 

  • Understanding Urban Life, The Denver Post, Sunday Supplement, pp. 12-13
  • Design and Culture, The Loveland Herald
  • Learning to Make (Eco) Logical Decisions, Mosaic, The National Science Foundation Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 4
  • The Mystic Religionist Point of View, an article in the summary of Expo ’74 Symposia, The Dilemma Facing Humanity
  • The Power of Limits: A Created Order for Architecture, Chalcedon Foundation Conference on the

Media & Arts

  • Architecture in the Spiritual Life, Epiphany, Volume 16:4
  • From Ashes to Beauty – Reclaiming the Arts, Masters Degree Thesis
  • The Christian Artist in the World, The Handmaiden, Vol. 8, No. 4
  • Modern Language & Liturgical Deconstruction, OrthodoxyToday.org

 

Grants

 

  • Thorne Ecological Foundation – To write the Field Syllabus on Ecology for the Aspen Seminar on Environmental Arts & Sciences
  • Rockefeller Foundation – To write a Case Study on New Towns for the Aspen Seminar on Environmental Arts & Sciences

 

Awards

 

  • Seattle Times/AIA Home of the Month – May, 1975 and October, 1976