H James Lucas

H James Lucas

New York, NY, US



H James Lucas earned a Masters in Architecture from Syracuse University, where he was recognized for significant contributions to the program. While commanding the usual skills of a young architect including digital modeling and imagery, utilizing Rhino, V-ray, and a large range of the Adobe Creative Suite, he has additional expertise in technical writing, editing, and typography. Despite moving to New York City in 2010, he continued to play an active role in the Schoolas editor for Graduate Sessions, a series of interviews and symposia with some of the leading progressive practitioners and theoreticians working in architecture. Mr Lucas has enjoyed working with Anthony Vidler, Neil Denari, Preston Scott Cohen, and Syracuse's own Mark Linder among others.


Andrea Mason / Architect, Brooklyn, NY, US, junior architect

Feb 2012 - current

Syracuse University, editor

edited copy and imagery, designed layouts, coördinated recording and transcription of sessions, orchestrated production of books 6–12 in the series

Jun 2008 - Jul 2012

Richard Bienenfeld Architect, Junior Designer

drafted and maintained plans, rcps, and interior partition details for 90% and 100% cd submittals

May 2011 - Aug 2011

PellOverton Architects, architectural intern

created drawings sets for bid and permit approvals on three residential renovations, produced presentation renderings for client meetings, collaborated on design development with partners, served as intermediary with collaborating offices

May 2010 - Oct 2010

Munly Brown Studio, architectural intern

built and rendered digital models for new residential construction and commercial renovations, controlled graphic identity for projects and firm, contributed to branding initiatives for clients

May 2008 - May 2010


Syracuse University, MArch, Architecture

with recognition for significant contributions to the program

Aug 2005 - May 2009

University of Wisconsin–Madison, Bachelors, Letters & Sciences

concentration in mathematics with honors in the liberal arts

Aug 2003 - Apr 2005

Columbia University, Intro to Architecture

Jul 2004 - Aug 2004

Bard College at Simon's Rock, Liberal Arts

associate in arts with distinction

Aug 2001 - May 2003


Catalyst Prize, Award

award for creative documentation of “the london experience”


Renatra fusca Award for Creativity, Award

Odyssey of the Mind’s highest award


Areas of Specialization