Jim Bodoia

Jim Bodoia



"My passion is designing thoughtful places that allow communities to thrive and that act as a catalyst for important change: enabling and supporting engagement, connection, and other community benefits."

Driven by a desire to foster healthy and connected communities, Jim is a nationally recognized expert on high-density housing and urban placemaking. His experience in developing urban mixed-use and large-scale planning projects is instrumental to achieving their goals of sustainable living and market success. Jim’s forty-three-plus years of multifamily work allow him to lead projects nimbly, switching from designer to conceptual director at the drop of a hat. He has designed over ten-thousand housing units in the Pacific Northwest throughout his career, with the majority of his work earning awards and recognition in national design publications.

Our Perkins Eastman

Jim is VIA—A Perkins Eastman Studio’s expert on all things multifamily. He is instrumental from project kick-off to final delivery, cementing client relationships along the way with his positive attitude and creative thinking.


  • Phone:

  • +1 (206) 812-2061
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  • Education

  • University of Washington, B.Arch
  • Associations

  • American Institute of Architects
  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional
  • Tau Sigma Delta Academic Society