James is a partner based in the San Francisco office. He joined Foster + Partners in 1995 working on Citibank and HSBC Headquarters in London. He then moved to Texas to oversee the construction of the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. On his return to London in 2009, he worked on a subway station at York University, Toronto, and then began work on Apple Park in Cupertino. In 2011 James moved with his wife and daughter to California, to work on Apple Park and the design of Apple stores. Now a keen surfer, James has embraced living in California.