timberlakeJAMES TIMBERLAKE, FAIA is a founding partner at KieranTimberlake, an internationally recognized architecture firm noted for its integration of research and practice guided by a deep environmental ethic. The firm is the recipient of over 125 design awards including the 2008 Architecture Firm Award and the 2010 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. KieranTimberlake has produced a diverse body of work for clients including Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC; Yale University in New Haven, CT; Rice University in Houston, TX; Make It Right in New Orleans, LA; and The Museum of Modern Art in New York, NY. They are currently engaged in projects across the United States and abroad, including the competition-winning design for the new US Embassy in London. In addition to his practice, Mr. Timberlake teaches a fifth-year design research studio at the University of Pennsylvania, and has held visiting professorships at the University of Washington, Yale University, the University of Michigan and the University of Texas at Austin, among other institutions. He recieved a Rome Rize Fellowship in 1982, and with his partner, Stephen Kieran, received the first Benjamin Latrobe Fellowship for architectural design research from the AIA College of Fellows in 2001.

He is the co-author of five books on architecture, including the influentialbook refabricating ARCHITECTURE, an examination of the manufacturing methodologies poised to transform building construction.