James Burland is an interdisciplinary design architect. His early career at Arup culminated in the conceptual design of Manchester City Stadium. Since then he has contributed to concepts for sport and entertainment venues within a broader architectural portfolio. This includes projects for Ealing, Pinewood and Shepperton Studios which further reinforced his close association with structural, environmental, sound and lighting designers. In 2018 he qualified with a masters degree in interdisciplinary design for the built environment resulting in his new conceptual approach to architecture through atmosphere design - Burland Aura Planning.