James Rossant


James S. Rossant

James Rossant circa 2006

Reston Royalty

Reston Magazine interviews Juliette Rossant about her father's vision -- click here for details
Washington Plaza at Lake Anne, by James Rossant - photo Leah Winerman

Walkable Lake Anne

The Washington Post revisits Reston's Lake Anne - August 19, 2011 -- click here for details

Terres de l'imaginaire:
Colette Rossant at Opening

Video footage from opening of Thiron-Gardais hosts an exhibition of James Rossant's paintings and sculpture which runs September 18 - October 31, 2010 -- click here for details

James Rossant - Terres de l'imaginaire, Thiron-Gardais

Terres de l'imaginaire:
Opens September 18, 2010

The Community of Thiron-Gardais hosts an exhibition of James Rossant's paintings and sculpture (also mentioned on Facebook) -- click here for details

James Rossant - Terres de l'imaginaire

Terres de l'imaginaire:

Le Perche, France, scene of many paintings in the last decade, will feature in a retrospective of James Rossant's painting: schedule forthcoming, so stay tuned -- updates also through Facebook:

James Rossant Memorial

Memorial Service:
James S. Rossant

The family of James S. Rossant will hold a memorial service on April 16, 2010, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, at the Ramaz School, 60 E. 78th Street, NYC

Architectural Record

Architectural Record

"James Rossant, Noted Architect and Planner, Dies at 81" appeared in the January 12, 2010, issue of Architectural Digest (see article and more)

James Rossant

In Memoriam:
James Rossant (1928-2009)

Jim died at home near Condeau, France, on December 15 from long-term CLL leukemia.

Architectural Record
Le Monde
New York Times
Boston Globe
Washington Business Journal
Super Chef
Herndon Observer
Reston Museum

New York Review of Books (see Writings or NYT article and more)

New York Review of Books

James Rossant wrote a Letter to the Editor regarding an article entitled "The Anarchy of Success" by William Easterly in New York Review of Books in the October 8, 2009, issue (see Writings or article)

Cities in the Sky, by James Rossant

Cities in the Sky

James Rossant has finally published a retrospective of one of his longest architectural painting series, "Cities in the Sky," subject of several art exhibits (see Writings or click here to purchase)

Pays du Perche

vie d'exception

Pays du Perche explores a "vie d'exception" for an article in its latest issue called "James Rossant: l'homme visionnaire" (see Writings - in French)

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Myriad Botanical Gardens

Architecture revisits Conklin + Rossant's 1973 project in "Past Progressives: Greening the City" (see Myriad Gardens and Writings)

Urbanitude:  by James Rossant, at The Box in Paris

"Urbanitude" chez The Box in Paris

The Box in Paris exhibits paintings by James S. Rossant in a show called "Urbanitude," opening March 10, 2009 and running through April 25, 2009. (more)

Reston, Washington Post on November 28, 2008, photo by Ricky Carioti

Reston: Often-Imitated

The Washington Post reports on the fears of Reston residents about possible impacts of a Metro line (November 28, 2008) (more)

Drawing Cities, by James Rossant

Drawing Cities, at Pratt

Pratt Institute exhibits "Drawing Cities" by James S. Rossant at their Brooklyn campus, opening February 25, 2008, and running through March 25, 2008. Mentioned in The New York Times. (more)

New York Times

Butterfield House

The New York Times ran a feature story plus photo slideshow on the newspaper's cover on October 22, 2006. (more) (Writings)

James Rossant's cover art for The World in My Kitchen

The World in My Kitchen

James Rossant's latest illustration on the cover of a new Simon & Schuster food book entitled The World in My Kitchen. (more) (Illustration)

2006 CNN-Money Magazine poll ranks James Rossant's Reston 43

Reston No. 43

A 2006 CNN-Money Magazine poll ranks James Rossant's Reston the 43 best city in the United States to live in. (more) (CNN article)

Les Coquelicots exterior

Les Coquelicots

James Rossant has re-designed a 17th Century French farmhouse in Lower Normandy called "Les Coquelicots" or The Poppies (more) (Architecture)