James McAdam, PhD RIBA BA (Hons) Dip.Arch

Founding partner of McAdam Architects

Studied at Canterbury School of Architecture and interned with Gerald Allen Associates in New York

On graduation worked for Alison & Peter Smithson, and was an initiator of the ice-breaking Project Imagination seminars with Catherine Cooke in 1992

Established the Moscow office of Will Alsop and worked as director from 1993 – 2000

Awarded diploma ‘Bolshoy Medal’ by Russian Academy of Architecture in 1999

Co-founder of Ask Architects with Eugene Asse 1997 – 2000

Diploma tutor at Moscow Architectural Institute and visiting tutor at Kuban State University

Completed PhD Practice Research Program with RMIT under direct supervision of Leon van Schaik in Barcelona in 2014

Co-founder of Architectural Development Initiative MBBK, London 2014