Shaping the architecture of Central and South Texas for more than 33 years, James Davis is well known for his skills and expertise in the design of public facilities and particularly in the areas of public education. His work has included projects for the Texas State University System, the U.S. Army and Air Force Exchange Service, the U.S. General Services Administration, and other types of government facilities. James also has led architectural projects for numerous private sector construction projects.
James served as the managing partner and project architecture of the oldest continuously operating architecture firm in the state of Texas for 28 years. During his career, he became well known for his contributions government facilities and also to projects related to light commercial, financial institutions, modular retail, and condominiums.
Additionally, he held leadership roles and contributed in numerous ways to initiatives related to surveys, analysis, evaluations, programming, and successful bond elections.
James is active with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, advisory committees for The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Texas A&M University, and a number of public school district nonprofit foundations. He is a member of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, American Institute of Architects, and Texas Association of Architects.
For decades he has supported public education by participating with many nonprofit organizations such as the Collaborative for High Performance Schools, the U.S. Green Building Council, Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO).
His deep understanding of this industry segment and his decades of relationships bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the SPI Team.