James Gosling is a Pattern director, based at Pattern London.
DirectorBA (Hons) BArch ARB RIBA
James joined Pattern in September 2013 and led the architecture team for Al Rayyan Stadium, a venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. Before joining Pattern, James completed the new City Football Academy (CFA) for Manchester at Rafael Vinoly Architects (RVA). The project, set over 84 acres of brownfield land in East Manchester, aimed to deliver the best football training facility in the world. He led a team of architects delivering the various buildings that comprise the facility, including a new 7,000 capacity Stadium for the Academy team, new training and residential facilities for the First Team and Academy teams, 17 new pitches and a new bridge connection between CFA and the Etihad Stadium.
Prior to working at RVA, James was an Associate at BDP where his rigour and passion for high quality design ensured that his work as Project Architect on Navigation Warehouse in Wakefield won numerous design awards including 3 RIBA Awards and RICS and Civic Trust awards. Additionally, James was Project Architect on numerous school projects for the Building Schools for the Future programme, knowledge which has now been transferred into work for the Education Funding Agency.
At Hawkins Brown, James was Project Architect on the redevelopment of Tottenham Court Road Tube Station from concept through to production information. This complex project, which interfaces with the new Crossrail line has grown to a construction value of £500 million and is currently under construction. He also worked on a range of award winning commercial, higher education, arts and residential projects across all work stages. James has teaching experience as a studio tutor at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Sheffield.