James Garrison is an architect and educator whose work expands the boundaries of sustainability, demonstrating how modern architecture can address the ecological realities of our era. Garrison believes that teaching and practice reinforce one another; in addition to working with his own firm, he also teaches at the Pratt Institute.

James is Principal at Garrison Architects which pairs a research-driven approach to design with highly refined modernist aesthetics. The firm collaborates with designers, engineers, and manufacturers to produce architecture that responds to economic, cultural, technical, and environmental challenges.