James T. Biehle


A highly experienced educational facilities architect and planner, Mr. Biehle has particular expertise in the planning and design of K-12 science teaching facilities. Mr. Biehle is the past Chairman of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education representing 3,500 schoolhouse architects across the country. As the sole architect on the National Science Teachers Association‘s Facilities Task Force, he has written the facilities planning portions of the NSTA Pathways to the Science Standards and is co-author of the NSTA Guide to Planning School Science Facilities, Second Editi0n, published in August 2007.

Mr. Biehle has been responsible for the planning, design and/or construction of educational facilities in North America and the Middle East totaling over $10 billion.

Collaborating with other architects to produce school science facilities that are safe, flexible and work is one of Mr. Biehle’s strengths, as evidenced by repeat projects for a number of firms around the country.



  • Architect: MO, CA, FL, DE, MD, CO, NY, IL
  • NCARB Certificate

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