Miller Hull

Jim Hanford

AIA, Principal

Seattle Studio

Jim Hanford joined Miller Hull in 2005 and currently serves as the building performance leader on all projects. He leads the firm’s overall sustainability efforts and helps develop project goals related to design ideas and methodologies, energy performance, daylighting, ventilation, comfort and mechanical system integration. An integral part of design teams, Jim has contributed to many of the firm’s highest-performance projects, including the Bullitt Center, The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design and Loom House. He works with teams during goal development, delivery of technical design, post-occupancy evaluation and beyond, tracking and reporting energy performance at each stage.

Jim earned a master’s degree in architecture from the University of California at Berkeley. He is an experienced writer, sharing his expertise with magazines, institutions and other publications, including High-Performing Buildings Magazine, the National Institute of Building Sciences and more. Jim also continues to educate the industry on sustainable strategies and practices speaking for local, regional and national organizations.

Lectures & Juries

Related Projects

  • Bothell City Hall & Civic Center
  • Bullitt Center
  • College of Architecture & Environmental Design Concept
  • The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
  • LOTT Clean Water Alliance Regional Services Center
  • Natural and Environmental Science Testing and Teaching Center (NESTT) Concept
  • New U.S. Embassy Compound, Niamey, Niger
  • Renton Library
  • Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences STREAM Building
  • Tacoma Paper & Stationery