With over 16 years of experience working at Architecture Firms in Indiana, Michigan, and Iowa, James Furkis, the Owner of and Principal Architect for Furkis Architectural Consulting, has worked on numerous building projects of various types and sizes.  James has worked on many different project types including Additions, Renovations, Restorations, and New Construction from project conception to project completion.  

James Furkis is currently a Registered Architect Licensed in the States of Michigan, Indiana, and Iowa.  He maintains a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certificate which allows him the ability to be licensed in other states.  James maintains LEED Green Associate Certification also. 

Company Philosophy and Project Approach

At FAC, we believe that each Building project that comes along demands a unique solution.  An Architect is an important part of the Building process to develop and complete this unique solution.  There are projects that demand Imagination and there are projects that demand Innovation and I believe an Architect should provide these services.  However, there are also Building projects that seem ordinary that deserve to be thought out and options presented to obtain the best solution. 

Every Client has different goals and needs for their Building Project. Understanding the Clients needs is an important part of the Building Project.  Each Building Project is approached as a new challenge, design ideas or options are presented, and the necessary means to convey the project for Construction are completed. 

If you have questions about your future building project, are in need of an Architect for a future building project, or just have questions about the Company and what an Architect can do to help you, please, do not hesitate to contact Furkis Architectural Consulting.


Services Offered Include:

    Licensed Architect in the States of Michigan, Indiana, and Iowa

    National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certificate

    LEED Green Associate Certification

    Qualified Historic Architect With the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office

    Commercial Projects

    Residential Projects

    As-built drawings

    Pre-Design/ Programming

    Schematic Design/ Conceptual Design

    Design Development

    Construction Documents and Specifications

    Bidding and Construction Administration

    Building Code Review

    Accessibility Code Review

    Site Plan Analysis and Zoning Review

    Green and Sustainable Design

    Master Planning

    Feasibility and Rehabilitation Studies

    Bid Projects

    Design/ Build Projects

    Color Renderings

    Drafting Services

    Other Architectural Consulting Services

    Network of Engineering Consultants


Types of Projects Worked on to Date:

The Projects Types listed below include projects with Furkis Architectural Consulting and Previous Employers.
  •  Commercial                                                                                    
  •  Residential
  •  Renovations
  •  Additions
  •  New Construction
  •  Historic Restoration
  •  Bid Projects
  •  Design-Build Projects
  •  Churches
  •  Educational
  •  Offices
  •  Banks
  •  Municipal
  •  Athletic
  •  Performing Arts
  •  Not-For-Profit
  •  Assembly
  •  Library
  •  College Dormitory
  •  Retail
  •  Healthcare Projects 
  •  Apartments
  •  Warehouse
  •  Camp
  •  Utility
  •  State Government
  •  Hotel  
  •  Urban Design
  •  Museum 
  •  Restaurant
  •  Bar/ Pub
  •  Equine Facilities/ Agricultural    
  •  Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                  
(Design and Drawings by James Furkis at Leedy/ Cripe Architects)