James Lee Dyson Architect is a New York City-based architecture practice founded by James Lee Dyson, an architect with over 30 years of experience designing projects of diverse scales and typologies. James's expertise in modern design is evident through his innovative use of materials, integration of sustainable design principles, precise detailing, and knowledge of best practices in building construction.
Prior to founding his practice in 2014, James worked for several award-winning offices renowned for design excellence, including Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Gruzen Samton Architects, Gluckman Tang Architects, and 1100 Architect. James's experience with these offices includes residential, institutional, educational, high-rise, and commercial projects. Notable projects include a renovation and addition for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a phased renovation for a distinguished independent school in Manhattan, and a contemporary residence on Long Island.
Since the foundation of his practice, James has consulted for and collaborated with several architecture offices for various projects; these include Shenton Architects, Gluckman Tang Architects, Karo Architects, and JAZ Architect.
James attended Temple University in Philadelphia where he received a Bachelor of Architecture in 1993. He is a licensed architect in New York and New Jersey and holds certification from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a LEED Accredited Professional. James is also a Safety Assessment Program Disaster Service Worker, registered with the California Office of Emergency Services as a Certified Building Evaluator.