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James Thomas

Principal Engineer - DD: 020 8078 9193


James graduated from Imperial College London in 2010 with a Master's degree in Civil Engineering. He completed placements at Waterman Structures in Birmingham and Price & Myers in London during university holidays. Following this James joined Walsh where he worked on large reinforced concrete framed structures for leading clients in London. Notable projects, primarily in the hotel and residential sectors, include Hilton London Bankside, 5 Miles Street Vauxhall, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch and Thurston Point Lewisham.

After 5 years at Walsh, James joined the Design ID London team in October 2017. James primarily runs the volumetric modular projects within the company and has a particular interest in parametric modelling and creating efficiencies in the design process. Key projects include new offices for Imperial War Museum staff and a Mental Health Assessment Unit at Kingston Hospital. In Autumn 2020 James achieved Chartered Status with the Institution of Civil Engineers. In his spare time James writes electronic music.