James D. Marshall, jr, AIA, architect, churches, religious facilities, classroom buildings, acoustics, lighting design, veterinary animal clinics, humane society animal care facilities,  custom residential, industrial buildings, institutional buildings, general practice, sole proprietor, architectural firm, Kansas City, Prairie Village, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, AIA


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Jim Marshall received the Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Kansas State University in 1963.

He is registered as an architect in Kansas, Missouri and Iowa, and also has the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certification.

He is a corporate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Kansas City Chapter of the AIA. He is an associate of the Kansas Chapter of the AIA.

He participates in the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Arts and Architecture (IFRAA), a professional interest group of the AIA.

He has worked on a large variety of institutional and commercial projects, including schools, churches, libraries and hospitals during his experience.

He has been selected as a judge in the annual Veterinary Economics magazine "Hospital of the Year" Competition for a number of years. He has made presentations on the design of veterinary clinics at the Design Conference sponsored by Veterinary Economics magazine.

He made a presentation on "Church Acoustics" to the Kansas City Chapter of the Organist's Guild.

He has served on the thesis committee for a Masters Degree candidate at the University of Kansas. The paper was on "Quality Controls for the Sole Practitioner in Architecture". Several techniques used by this firm were cited and recommended in the paper.

He continues to attend a wide variety of seminars and workshops to maintain and increase his knowledge of design, construction and practice techniques.

His civic activities have included:

  • Member of the Church Development, Building and Location Committee and the District Trustees of the Kansas City South District of the United Methodist Church.
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Helping Hand of Goodwill (a United Way agency), where he was Chairman of the Board from 1992 to 1995.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Mattie Rhodes Society (a United Way agency), where he was President of the Board from 1984 to 1986.