Vincent James Associates Architects (VJAA) is a collaborative design studio with a commitment to design excellence and producing architecture that engages social, cultural, and environmental issues in a knowing and creative way. Through a research-based process that continually reconsiders the fundamentals of building design, program, site, materials, and structure, our practice is committed to design excellence and innovative thinking on every project, regardless of budget, scope, or complexity. Sustainability and material craft are woven through the culture of the office and are central to its core values.
VJAA was founded in 1995 and is led by Principals Jennifer Yoos, Vincent James, and Nathan Knutson and one Senior Associates. Our services include comprehensive architectural design, environmentally sustainable design, adaptive reuse, historic renovation and preservation, and master planning and feasibility studies. The firm is committed to the highest standards of professional practice, creating architecture that provides long-term value to our clients and to those who use our buildings.