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Architect , Urban planner

James Craig Scott, American architect, urban planner. Registered architect, Missouri; certified planner. Recipient Planning Excellence award American Planning Association, 1992.


Scott, James Craig was born on October 12, 1955 in St. Louis.


Bachelor of Environmental Design, Kansas University, 1980. Bachelor of Architecture, Kansas University, 1981. Master of Architecture, Kansas University, 1984.


Intern architect, CDFM Architects, Kansas City, Missoury, 1982-1983; assistant professor, Kansas U., Lawrence, 1983-1985; intern architect, Treanor Architects, Lawrence, 1985-1986; architect, planner, Potter Lawson Pawlowsky, Madison, Wisconsin, 1985-1986; associate, MHS Architects, Kansas City, 1986-1987; assistant professor, Kansas U., 1986; principal, LeRoy-Scott Associations, Kansas City, 1987-1990; director urban design, McKnight Associations, Inc., Kansas City, 1990-1992; principal, James Scott, Architect, Kansas City, since 1992. Executive director Applied Urban Research Institute, since 1993. Guest lecturer U. Missouri Kansas City, 1995, Kansas State University, 1987.

Instructor Kansas U., 1995. Public relations representative American Planning Association, Missouri, 1989, 91, 92. Co-chair advising committee for Missouri Urban Planning and Design Team, 1993-1994.

Editorial board Kansas City Missouri Parks and Blvds. Workbook, 1993-1994.


  • Registered architect, Missouri. Certified planner.


Member advisory committee Mid-American Regional Council, Kansas City, 1992. Volunteer Center for Understanding Built Environmental, Kansas City, 1990, Station KANU Public Radio, Lawrence, 1990. Member executive board Greenway Fields Neighborhood Association, Kansas City, 1992.

Member American Institute of Architects (urban design chair 1990-1991), American Institute Certified Planners, American Society Landscape Architects (tour chair 1991, Honor award 1989, Merit award 1992).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, collecting movies, historical research, gardening.