James Conrad was educated at California Polytechnic University, Pomona in the School of Environmental Design. His design experience includes restaurants, hotels and art galleries but focus has always been on the design and construction of exceptional residences. James is also a licensed General Building Contractor and was active in designing and building high end homes from the mid 1980’s through 2000. Since 2000, James has focused his energy exclusively on architecture and development. His unique creations are brought to realization working with a select group of high end builders primarily in California and Arizona.
What is unique about working with James Conrad, Architects is the breadth of experience. Most architects have little or no experience actually building structures. The vast knowledge of construction that James has acquired allows him to be a better and more efficient designer. James has experience in all facets of designing and building homes form the acquisition of the property to the selection of the final furnishings and accessories.
The selection of building site is an extremely important step in the design process. Many clients bring James in early in the process to help select the building site. Each building site has its own unique physical potential. Privacy, topography, solar orientation, the building design envelope, design potential and views are all considered.
In designing your home, Conrad will draw on his considerable wealth of experience in designing and building high-end homes, restaurants and hotels. The resulting homes James designs are all very different as each one is designed to maximize its building site’s unique potential. It is truly a labor of love for Conrad to translate his vision for each site into a built reality for the future residents to enjoy for generations.