James von Klemperer

James von Klemperer has been responsible for the design of major commissions throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He has completed award-winning projects in New York City, including the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse and 640 Fifth Avenue. Mr. von Klemperer’s work in China includes Plaza 66 in Shanghai and ZhongGuanCun West, in Beijing. Currently, he is working on Jing An, a mixed-use complex in Shanghai and the master plan for New Songdo City, a 1,500 acre Free Trade Zone in Korea. An ambitious and programmatically diverse development, Songdo includes residential, office, retail, convention center, academic, healthcare, civic, cultural, and other facilities.
Mr. von Klemperer has lectured at Harvard University, Columbia University, Miami University, Smith College, and Ecole Speciale d’Architecture (ESA) in Paris as well as at congresses in Jakarta, Seoul, and Mexico City. He served on the Zoning Board of Appeals in Darien, Connecticut from 1996-2003 and is an active member of ULI as well as the Institute for Urban Design.

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