Masters Degree in Architecture
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jim Rissling is licensed Architect in the State of Massachusetts.He began working after graduating and settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has over 25 years of experience in construction and architecture. He has had the opportunity and the exposure of working in several design firms.
As well as being and Architect, his ability to understand greater scales and appreciation of other disciplines has allowed him to work with other Planners and Landscape Architects on large master planning projects. He worked with the Massachusetts Department of Capital and Asset Management on several projects including a hospital campus that was closed in the 1980’s; the 24 acre site include building ranging from a 1920’s asylum to a 1960’s mid rise dormitory. He also worked on the New York East River Bikeway and Esplanade Master Plan as well acting as Design Architect on one of its implementation projects at Stuyvesant Cove. For private developers he has prepared many master plans, including that of the 14 acre brown site in Everett, MA that, although not his plan, is the site of newest casino in Massachusetts.