James Lumb

Position: Associate

Management Team

James joined Associated Architects in 2017 as an associate, in our Leeds office. He qualified as an architect in 2008 from the University of Nottingham and is registered with the RIBA.

James has worked in various sectors including Higher Education, Secondary Education, Mixed-Use Commercial, Residential / Luxury Residential and Urban Design. He has a particular interest in early stage conceptual development and problem solving with various examples of conservation experience



Faculty of Biological Science, University of Leeds: £30.9m, major refurbishment of grade 2 listed Chamberlin, Powell and Bon building covering approx. 8,500sqm with multiple phases and enabling works. Briefing, design development, consultant coordination, site works.

Containment Level 3 Laboratory: £1.3m, refurbishment of existing space within an occupied building. Complex servicing coordination, building control,

FBS, Leeds, Bio, Science

City Academy, Norwich: £21m New build academy for 1100 pupils covering 10,500sqm. The building used a hybrid of cross laminated timber and steel as the main building structure – making it one of the largest timber buildings in the UK by volume. Complicated acoustic environments with a vast multi-use atrium. Achieving BRREAM excellent upon completion.


Hinchliffe Mill, Yorkshire: £8m, 25 residential units within conservation area involving the redevelopment of a derelict textile mill. Project architect, design development, environmental design, rationalisation and development cost  analysis.


Atlas Mills, Huddersfield: £5.5m, student residential, 39 units. Design development, planning conditions, building regulations, tender package and duties under CDM 2015. RIBA stages 2-4