JAMES EMERY  Architect AIBC, P. Eng., LEED AP, MRAIC | Principal

James Emery joined Iredale Architecture in 1997 and became a Principal in 2000. He provides consulting services for all levels of government and private organizations, encompassing a diverse body of work. He has demonstrated expertise in infrastructure design and urban planning; commercial buildings and tenant improvements; heritage restoration and rehabilitation projects; and civic and cultural projects. He is also skilled at multi-stakeholder consultation, issue identification and problem solving.

James strongly believes in the collaborative process and through his experience, understands that stakeholder buy-in is critical to a project’s success. James is an effective listener, an engaged participant, and a clear communicator of Client intent. He takes responsibility to not only meet Stakeholder needs, but to exceed expectations within the typical life safety and budget constraints of any project.


M.Arch., University of Manitoba
B.Eng., Lakehead University


Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Canada Green Building Council
Heritage BC
Urban Design Institute


Angus Drive Residences Heritage Renovation, Addition + Infill , Vancouver
Bank of Montreal, Fraser Street, Vancouver
Burrard Bridge Rehabilitation + Restoration, Vancouver
Christ Church Cathedral Heritage Restoration, Vancouver
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Space Optimization, Delta
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Space Optimization, Saanich
Emerald Gardens Multi-Residential Development, Richmond
Employment and Social Development Canada Space Optimization, Kelowna
Employment and Social Development Canada Space Optimization, Vancouver
Environment and Climate Change Canada Space Optimization, 401 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Fairacres Stables Adaptive Re-Use, Burnaby
Global Affairs Canada Space Optimization, Vancouver
Kay Meek Arts Centre, West Vancouver
Ministers Regional Office Refresh, Vancouver
Office of the Human Rights Commissioner Space Optimization, Vancouver
Pacific Spirit United Church Heritage Restoration + Upgrade, Vancouver
Pacific Wildlife Research Centre, Delta
Steamship Terminal Building, Victoria
TD Bank, Various Locations
The Exchange Tower, Vancouver