John leads 505Design's residential design studio. John focuses on community visioning/ideation, planning, community amenity design, and single family/multifamily residential design. With a penchant for creating authentic places, he is committed to designing and creating immersive environments that people can develop a deep emotional connection with. John believes that the homes and the communities we create today should be rooted in yesterday's legacy while honoring tomorrow's promise. This 'lean back, look forward' approach has led to designs that are both timeless and forward thinking, traditional, yet modernized. John has been involved with multiple award winning communities such Riverwalk (Rock Hill, SC) and Nexton (Summerville, SC) as well as the lead designer on multiple BALA winning homes in recent years.