Emma Printie-James



BDes(Hons) PG Dip Arch ARB RIAS





Emma graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with a BDes(Hons) First Class in Interior Architecture.  She then went onto work for an Edinburgh architects practice from 2003 - 2006.  During this period Emma gained her Part 1 qualification through external examination by ARB.


In 2008 Emma graduated from Edinburgh College of Art adding a Postgraduate Diploma with Distinction in Architecture to her qualifications. She was awarded the Sir James Dunbar-Nasmith award (Clouston Collection) for achievements in her Honours year design project. The same project also formed part of the Student Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, in 2007.

Emma joined LDN Architects in 2008 and following Part 3 examination, qualified as an architect in May 2011. During her time with LDN Emma was involved in a variety of projects from small extensions to private dwellings and commercial buildings. 

Brian James


Architectural Technician




After studying for an HNC in Building Technology at Inverness College Brian  joined LDN Architects, Forres  in 1991.  He worked with LDN for 25 years where he was able to develop and fine tune the incredible design and technical skills he has today.  He was involved in numerous private dwellings, public buildings and social housing developments across Moray and the Highlands.  Some to note are the Urquhart Castle Visitor Centre, Gairloch Museum, Torridon, Dingwall and Portmahomack social housing and the redevelopment of a National Trust for Scotland property in Threadneedle Street Peterhead.  


It is the aim of Printie James Architecture to work closely with our clients, listening to their requirements and aspirations and translating these into thoughtful pieces of architecture.