JIM ROUNSEVELL received a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropolgy from Grinnell College in 1982 and a Masters of Architecture from the University of Virginia in 1990. While completing his degree, he interned in New York City for Todd Williams + Billie Tsien Architects. From 1991 to 1993 he worked in the offices of Clark and Menefee Architects, helping complete recognized projects including the design of the South Carolina Aquarium and the Lucy Daniels Preschool and Foundation.  In 1997 he joined the firm of William McDonough + Partners as a project designer for the national award winning Environmental Studies Center at Oberlin College, Ohio. An accomplished architectural photographer, his photos have been featured nationally in books, periodicals and exhibitions.  Licensed in Virginia, and NCARB registered, he has won AIA design awards and continues to operate his own firm established in June 1998.

Your World Re-imagined, a Global Competition, Honorable Mention

Replacement: A new Charlottesville gateway. 2013

Project Gait-way: Belmont Bridge Competition, Second Place

9th and Avon. 2012

Virginia Society of the AIA Excellence in Architecture Award

Poplar Terraces.  September 2008

Washington, D.C. Chapter of the AIA + Washingtonian Magazine

Residential Design Award, Poplar Terraces. June 2008

IIDA mid-Atlantic Lighting Design Merit Award

Higher Grounds Cafe. 1995

“First and last: A well-used kitchen gets its due”, Monticello Road

C’ville Abode, January 2015

“Upper story, Taking a Belmont landmark to the next level”, 621 Monticello

C’ville Abode, May 2009

Special Edition,  2008 Design Awards, Poplar Terraces

Inform Magazine,  2009 p 14.

“The simple life, A family goes rural, green, + thoroughly modern”, Strawberry Field

C’ville Abode, January 2009

“Party in the back, Modern additions spice up tradition”, 1105 Elliott

C’ville Abode, September 2008

“My Cottage Went From Shack to Chic, Montrose Addition

Cottage Living, Vol. 17 September 2006, pp. 108-115

“Serving Coffee in High Style”, Higher Grounds Cafe

Inform magazine, 2001, issue 4, p 40.

Livable Communities for Virginia. Virginia Center for Architecture

Replacement: a new gateway for the city of Charlottesville, January 2014

Pitch Perfect: Design Excellence in the Region. Virginia Center for Architecture

Poplar Terraces. Jim Rounsevell Architect

April 30- August 24, 2009

25 Houses under 1500 square feet

Strawberry Field, Jim Rounsevell Architect,

James Trulove, Harper-Collins,  fall 2004 pp76-85