e1: chris.james.3265@gmail.com

e2: christopher@hoffpauirstudio.com


- Revit

- AutoCAD

- Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, AfterEffects)

- Rhinoceros 5

- Sketchup

- ArcMapGIS

- Bluebeam

- Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

- Hand drawing and modeling

- Fluent in Spanish and English


education experience:

Louisiana State University (LSU) | Baton Rouge, LA

Graduation: May 2018

GPA: 4.0

Bachelor of Architecture

- Business Administration Minor

- LSU Honors College

- LSU Distinguished Communicator Program


LSU College of Art and Design in Rome Program | Rome, Italy

Fall 2016 Semester Study Abroad


Countryside High School | Clearwater, FL

Graduation: June 2013

GPA: 4.0


work experience:

Architectural Associate | Hoffpauir Studio LLC | Baton Rouge, LA

June 2018 - Present

The work of this small architectural practice includes mixed-use developments, civic/institutional buildings, private residences, and numerous design services for churches across southern Louisiana, including renovations, masterplanning, and new construction.

President's Future Leaders in Research Program at LSU | Baton Rouge, LA

August 2013 - May 2018

I conducted research on the relationship between dynamic environmental systems and architectural design within the context of the Louisiana Coast in partnership with the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio. Projects completed include Elevated Architectures, The NOLA Marais Strategy, Oystower | Oystown, and the Pecan Acres Resilient Resettlement. 


Student Intern Architect | Coleman Partners Architects LLC | Baton Rouge, LA

August 2017 - May 2018

As a student intern, I primarily aided in the construction administration phase of projects, ranging from educational to hospitality work.


Engage the Nations Intern | All Peoples Church Tijuana | Tijuana, Mexico

May 2017 - August 2017

Living as a missionary with the Antioch International Movement of Churches, I coordinated discipleship groups, served as a translator, planned outreach events, designed marketing campaigns, led mission teams, invested in youth, and aided in construction service projects.


Student Intern Architect | Tipton Associates APAC | Baton Rouge, LA

May 2015 - May 2017

I assisted in the production of design documents in all phases of numerous projects, coordinated engineering consultants, attended office and studio meetings, collaborated with team members to make design decisions, and continually gained experience specific to the food service industry.



- Tiger Athletic Foundation Honors College Thesis Scholarship (October 2017)

- Eleven Magazine Biomimicry Design Competition Honorable Mention (June 2017)

- ARCC King Medal in Architectural Research (May 2017)

- Thomas B. Smith Memorial Scholarship in Architecture (May 2017)

- University of Arkansas Rome Center Superjury Presenter (December 2016)

- Louisiana State of the Coast Conference 1st place Student Poster Presentation (June 2016)

- 2nd place Letterman's Blueprint Design Competition (May 2016)

- Edward and Yvonne Harvey Scholarship (May 2016)

- Hattiesburg, MS Design Charrette Judge's Choice (March 2016)

- LSU Discover Scholar Award (January 2016)

- Tiger Athletic Foundation Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship (January 2016)

- LAKA International Design Competition Honorable Mention (October 2015) 

- R.W. Heck Architecture History Award (May 2015)

- Sophomore Honors College Distinction (May 2015)

- Torre Scholarship in Architecture (May 2015)

- LSU School of Architecture First Year Academic Achievement Award (May 2014)

- Norman L. Koonce FAIA Scholarship (May 2014)

- LSU Flagship Scholars Nonresident Award (August 2013)

- LSU Alumni Association's Global Leaders Scholarship (August 2013)



- Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects

- Worship Leader for Antioch Community Church, Baton Rouge

- Youth Ministry leader for Antioch Community Church, Baton Rouge

- LSU School of Architecture Ambassador

- School of Architecture Design Council Representative

- Worship Chair for Beta Upsilon Chi Christian Fraternity 

- LSU Discovery Day

- LSU Honors Research Colloquium

- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge

- Mission Trips with Antioch Community Church