Bryant is the head designer and technical chief at JoT House inc. He is the design partner at yehstudio architects where he developed the JoT builsing system with former partner Leigh Jerrard. With a depth of experience on international design projects from the offices of Frank O. Gehry, Mehrdad Yazdani, and Marc Angelil. He was also on the design-research staff at Frank O. Gehry’s office focusing on complex structures, design development of curved building forms, and computer assisted fabrication and design development. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California and a S.M. Arch degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a focus on kinetic structures. In 1999 he co-founded the M.I.T. Kinetic Design Group, a non-profit academic research group that focuses on kinetic architecture.
Jim is a professional management consultant with extensive project/construction management experience. Jim holds an M.B.A. from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. He is a founding member of the Westminster Free Clinic, a non-profit clinic and career development program for at-risk youth.