Weber Thompson’s master high-rise Project Manager, Jim Westcott has led numerous complex projects in the Pacific Northwest, including The Post, The Premiere on Pine, Madison Tower/Hotel 1000 and West Seattle Junction. His responsibilities range from design and project management to construction administration with extensive practice in mid-rise and high-rise residential, mixed-use urban infill and retail, and commercial and cultural projects.
With more than 21 years of professional experience and 12 years’ experience in the construction industry, Jim has worked at several top architectural firms, including Rafael Vinoly Architects and Callison Architecture. As a Principal at Weber Thompson, Jim proves himself both in his process for projects but also in his leadership and mentorship to his team. Under the leadership of Blaine Weber, Jim manages the operations of the high-rise studio. He is a member of Weber Thompson’s Human Resource Team, contributing to the management and hiring of staff and the founder and director of Weber Thompson University, a continuing education program designed to further improve the firm’s design and project management systems while infusing the company with directed creative outlets.
Jim is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and received his Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the New York Institute of Technology, Center for Architecture. He is a licensed architect in the state of Washington and is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional.
Bachelor of Architecture
New York Institute of Technology
Certificate in Design Firm Leadership/Management
University of Washington
Cal OES Safety Assessment Program (SAP)
ATC-20-1 Field Manual: Post-earthquake Safety Evaluation of Building
ATC 45 Field Manual: Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Windstorm and Floods
Co-Chair AIA Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee
King County Emergency Volunteer (Post Disaster Building Inspector)
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