James Grayley worked for Dow Jones Architects for ten years, becoming an Associate, before establishing James Grayley Architects in 2012. At Dow Jones, James worked on a diverse range of projects with clients including Tate Britain and the V&A, and strategic and masterplan projects for several London Boroughs and the GLA. Most notably, James was involved in the first redevelopment phase of The Garden Museum at Lambeth Palace, which transformed the existing space and won a Civic Trust Award in 2009.
The practice is actively involved in critical debate with staff teaching studio units, engaged on Design Review Panels and undertaking RIBA student mentoring programmes. James has taught at a number of universities in the UK and Ireland and is currently a visiting critic at schools of architecture in London, the South West and Wales.