James Carpenter (born 1948) is an American light artist and designer. Contents. hide. 1 Life; 2 Awards; 3 Works; 4 References; 5 External links. Lifeedit. Jamie Carpenter is a distinguished architectural designer based in New York City. His multi-disciplinary architectural design firm, James Carpenter Design Associates, is motivated by a deeply held agenda that seeks to merge ecological and aesthetic goals by exploring the natural world to manifest its material, structural and environmental beauty in the built environment. How James Carpenter Gave NYC Subway Riders A Portal To The Sky. The centerpiece of New York’s new Fulton Center, the Sky-Reflector Net recalls an era when transit design aspired to great beauty.
James was given a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004 and an Honorary Royal Designer for Industry Award by the Royal Society of Arts, London in 2008. James is an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects, and an Affiliate Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. James Carpenter Design Associates (JCDA) is a cross-disciplinary design firm working at the intersection of architecture, art, design, and engineering. CITY – Seattle, Washington LOCATION – Seattle Financial Center ARTIST – James Carpenter TITLE – Untitled, 2000.
James Carpenter Design Associates is a design firm motivated by a deeply held agenda that seeks to merge ecological and aesthetic goals by exploring the natural world to manifest its material, structural and environmental beauty in the built environment. Bridging science and sculpture, designer James Carpenter harnesses the sun’s rays to create spaces with extraordinary allure. James Carpenter Design Associates, Grimshaw, and Arup design a giant daylight. 2007 AL Design Awards: 7 World Trade Center, New York.
Architectural designer and glass sculptor James Carpenter will speak at the Syracuse University School of Architecture on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 5 p. Carpenter studied architecture and sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design. He worked from 1972 through 1982 as a consultant with Corning Glass Works. James Carpenter is president and founder of James Carpenter Design Associates. In the 1970s, his study of architecture and art led to a practice producing both art gallery installations featuring light, film and glass and the development of new glass materials at Corning Glass Works. Fulton Center. James Carpenter Design Associates, Grimshaw Architects, ARUP. Sky Reflector-Net, 2014. Perforated optical-aluminum panels; stainless steel cables and fittings. As leaders in the field of high-performance building envelope design, James Carpenter and Joseph Welker, of James Carpenter Design Associates (JCDA), are no strangers to the benefit-cost balance of designing for light. Carpenter founded the cross-disciplinary design firm James Carpenter Design Associates in 1979 to support the application of these aesthetic principles to large-scale architectural projects.