James Coles

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As the managing principal/project architect of over 500 educational projects since the firm’s inception in 1983, Mr. Coles’ responsibilities involve working closely with building owners and users to develop educational specifications and design new and modernized facilities. He has been instrumental in encouraging our clients to pursue implementation of recycled and high performance features in their facilities.  He received a 2008 Better Bricks Award, recognizing his contributions toward sustainable design in public buildings.  Jim is one of the few Recognized Educational Facility Planners in the Northwest, a designation of the Association for Learning Environments (formerly CEFPI).