Jim is the perfect combination of carpenter and designer. He believes that masterful architecture requires masterful builders. That is why he founded Dow Construction in 1980 and Dowbuilt (formerly Schuchart/Dow) in 2004. His passion for beautiful, well-constructed houses is evident in his forty-year career working for renowned architects in Seattle and across the country. He loves to find innovative solutions to difficult building challenges and believes that strong collaboration between contractor, architect and client is the only way to build an incredible residence.