JWC ARCHITECT, PLLC
JWC ARCHITECT, PLLC, founded by James Wu Chen AIA, is an architectural firm provides verities of professional service to its clients. JWC dedicated to serve each project with emphasis on a collaborative design approaches, assuring that the client’s vision and quality of the project is respected. Projects both large and small, complex and simple are approached with using innovative design solutions and respect for the environment and its sustainable principles.
James Wu Chen started his professional career in 1984 after he completed his urban planning education from college. he was the chief architect at the architectural department of Wuhu Urban Planning and Design Institute (WHUPDI) in China. He received his Masters Degree in Architecture from Tongji University in Shanghai in 1991.
As a practicing architect in New York, State of New Jersey, State of Connecticut, and the State of California , JWC has developed a comprehensive knowledge about sustainable design strategies and LEED credit system; restoration of historical landmark buildings or site, as well as Zoning Resolutions, codes requirements Multiple Dwelling Law, construction means and method etc.
He is currently a member of AIA (American Institute of Architects), CIMA (Congress of International Modern Architects) and APA (American Planning Association) and he is also certified as LEED Accredited design professional by USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council), as well as a certificate holder of NCARB(National Council of Architectural Registration Boards).