James Rollinson


James  Rollinson - Design Engine


James is one of the founding Directors of Design Engine having launched and successfully run both RMR Draughting Services Ltd and Yates Rollinson Associates Ltd prior to collaborating with Peter Jones and David Yates to merge his existing companies with IDEAS Partnership and K10 Associates to form Design Engine.

With a background in both construction and manufacturing, James has worked on a wide range of construction projects. Predominantly focusing on façade, roofing, glazing and total through the wall design, James has over 22 years of front line project and construction design experience and has been an operational Director and company owner for over 10 years.


With responsibility for Technical application within Design Engine, James runs both the façade and glazing teams within the practice.


  • Total through the wall design
  • Façade Design
  • Special Projects
  • Glazing Design
  • System Design
  • Roofing Design
  • System development