site section, cortez bandshell
DATA + ANYLISIS
ENVISION + GENERATE
REFINE + DEVELOP
KEO studioworks is a collaborative studio with a design approach focused on people and place; deriving design solutions through program, context, culture, and health.
With a broad range of experience in the commercial, public, and private sectors, large and small scale, we bring a valuable depth of experience to projects. Our approach is collaborative, we guide and coalesce vision and program with opportunity and value.
We have an interest in the impact the built environment can have on occupant health and wellbeing. This has drawn us into neuroscience and biology research related to human habitation. In practice, we consider the biological and cognitive effects of the built environment and have developed design methodologies and approaches for creating environments that support occupant health and wellbeing.
Jim speaking at the Aspen Art Museum, Architecture + Wellbeing.
Jim is focused on contextually driven design approaches for public, community, and private architecture. Prior he has been leading significant projects within firms in St. Louis, Chicago, Salt Lake City, and more recent as Design Leader at CCA in Aspen CO, with prior roles of Design Principal and Design Director.
Jim spends time between Aspen, Denver, and Taos NM. He is also an artist represented in NYC and Taos , with works in private collections in California, Texas, and Colorado.
St. Louis, Missouri 1995
Master of Architecture
Glasgow, Scotland 1994
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, Connecticut 1992
Bachelor of Science, Interior Design
Monson William Proctor Institute of Art
Utica, New York 1989
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture
Architecture Culture and Spirituality
Colorado and New Mexico
Bryan Bowen, Caddis Principal w/ Jim in collaboration
Jim is an unusual architect. When he contemplates a project, he imagines not only how it will look from the outside,
but how it will feel like to be inside it. - Leslie Vreeland, Editor at Shelter
University of Michigan
Masters if Architecture
University of Illinois Champagne- Urbana
Bachelors; Studies in Architecture