James Moore McCown


James Moore McCown is a writer and marketing consultant based in Boston. At present he writes for architecture and design magazines including Metropolis, Architectural Record, Architect’s Newspaper, New England Home, Art New England and other regional and national publications. He holds an ALM (master’s degree) from Harvard University in the history of art and architecture, where his thesis on Brazilian modernist design received an Honorable Mention, Best ALM Thesis, June 2007.

James is the co-author of two books, Architecture in Detail: Colors and Architecture in Detail: Spaces, published by Rockport Publishers in 2004.

James’s most recent articles are available by clicking the list at right. More articles are available under the “Archive” section of this website.

In addition to being a journalist, James consults with architecture and engineering firms on branding, website copy and media outreach. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts.

An accomplished photographer, James’s images have appeared in Boston Magazine, ArchitectureBoston, Boston Business Journal and other design and business publications. See the Gallery section of this website.

Boston’s John Hancock Tower