Jim Baeck


Jim Baeck, AIA

As a licensed architect and founding Principal of DESIGN 3 INTERNATIONAL, PLLC, Jim is involved in all aspects of project design, from the initial Feasibility and Concept, Schematic Design and Design Development through to the Construction Documentation Phases. Jim unites the flexibility of his artistic talent with the practical realities of design and planning, to facilitate the ever-changing requirements of the development industry. From the big picture, down to the intricacy of the details, his ability to find solutions to complex problems, and provide cohesive, fully integrated, successful designs, is a testament to his diligence and resolve.

Over the years, Jim has managed and directed all phases of documentation and administration. His extensive experience in the full scope of architectural design services has allowed him to demonstrate his expertise on a wide range of building type and project scale including Hotels and Resorts, High-Rise Office, Town Centers, Cinemas, Residential, Retail, Entertainment, and Mixed-Use destinations.

Jim’s design direction has fashioned and influenced the outcome of many award-winning developments across the globe, and his hands-on approach continues to garner him the respect of both clients and colleagues alike. He approaches every challenge with a creative energy, and a keen awareness of both the opportunities and practical constrains, with the determination to design projects that work. He is dedicated to providing exemplary design services to our clients, and ultimately to delivering well conceived and successful design solutions to the world stage.

1984 – University of Virginia

Bachelor of Science in Architecture


1987 – Bar Association



1987 – University of Maryland

Juris Doctor


1991 – Architectural Registration

Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Washington, DC


2013 – International Council of Shopping Centers