James Carpenter (architect)
James Carpenter (born 1948) is an American light artist and designer.
He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in sculpture in 1972. He studied with Dale Chihuly. He works at James Carpenter Design Associates. Carpenter was selected to design new public spaces and visitor amenities for the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
- 2004 MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2009 The Daylight and Building Component Award, by the Villum and Velux Foundation's 
- 1991 Institute Honor Award, American Institute of Architects 
- James Carpenter: environmental refractions, Authors Sandro Marpillero, James Carpenter, Kenneth Frampton, Princeton Architectural Press, 2006, ISBN 978-1-56898-608-1
- "Defining The Void: The work of James Carpenter", Glass Quarterly, Winter 2005-2006 Issue Number 101
- In a new light, Jerusalem Post