James Slade, AIA, LEED-AP
James has a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and a Masters of Architecture from Columbia University where he was awarded an Honor Award for Excellence in Design upon graduation. In 2002, he co-founded Slade Architecture. James was also recognized by the Architectural League of New York in the Young Architect’s Program early in his career and selected by them again in 2010 for their Emerging Voices program. James is a licensed architect in New York, Florida, Missouri, and Pennsylvania as well as a LEED-AP.
In addition to his work at Slade Architecture, James currently teaches a graduate level architecture studio at Parsons School of Design and has taught in the past at Barnard/Columbia University, Pratt Institute, Florida International University and Philadelphia University. Before Slade Architecture, James was a partner in Cho Slade Architecture.
James has an expansive design perspective colored in part by his Colombian heritage and significant periods living abroad in London, Sao Paolo, Bogota, and Rome. In addition to all of this, James is a devoted father of four.
Hayes Slade, AIA
Hayes brings an unusual, multi-faceted background to her design work. She has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in civil/structural engineering from Cornell University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of Business. In 2002, she co-founded Slade Architecture. Hayes is a licensed architect in New York. In 2010, Hayes was selected by the Architectural League of New York for their Emerging Voices program and served as a juror for the program the following year.
Prior to Slade Architecture, Hayes worked as a structural engineer in London and New York at Arup, and Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and a consultant at Boston Consulting Group.
Hayes’ design sensibility and approach is informed by her experiences living and working in London and Rome as well as her time with other related endeavors: structural engineering, web-design/branding, jewelry design and strategy consulting. Hayes is also a dedicated mother of four as well.