James Slade FAIA, IIDA, LEED-AP is a co-founder and Principal of Slade Architecture. With built projects in the United States, England, Korea and China, his work has been recognized internationally with awards, exhibitions and over 300 publications. His awards include a NYC Design Excellence in Public Architecture Award, Progressive Architecture (PA) Awards, AIA Awards, Interior Design Best of Year (BoY) Awards, Architectural Record Design Vanguard (2000), Architectural Record/Businessweek Award, FX Award, the Architecture League of New York’s 2010 Emerging Voices and 2000 Young Architects Award.  His work has been exhibited at MoMA, the National Building Museum, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, the Swiss Institute, the Architecture League of New York, AIA Center for Architecture, the Venice Biennale and other national and international venues.

James is committed to the public role that architects play in shaping our society.  He co-authored Design Guidelines for affordable housing for NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development.  Furthermore, Slade Architecture has been part of NYC Department of Design and Construction Design Excellence program for over a decade.

James has taught design studios at Parsons, Syracuse University, Columbia/Barnard, Pratt Institute, and other schools. He has served on juries for national and international design awards. He is a past co-chair of the NY AIA Awards Committee. James has a BA from Cornell University and a MArch from Columbia University.