James Haliburton

Lecturer, College of Architecture
Texas A&M University

James Haliburton straddles industry and academia. He is an NCARB certified Architect and a registered Architect in Texas. He is a partner and Director of Design at SZH Architecture and teaches architectural design at Texas A&M University.  James taught technology enabled design as adjunct faculty at Prairie View A&M University from 2009 -2013 and at Texas A&M University from 2014-present. He was recognized as an Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty at both appointments.  Most recently James serves as an Associate Department Head and Master of Architecture Coordinator as well as graduate faculty at Texas A&M University. In his practice at SZH Architecture, James and his partners focus on K-12 education facilities and specialize in serving community schools. James completed his PhD at Texas A&M University in 2016 with a focus on the impacts of Building Information Modeling in Architectural Practice. His research continues in areas technology enabled design, which can serve as a catalyst for transformational learning, the design high performance spaces, and evidence based design in educational spaces.