Nicholas Place
 

From Ohio

Lives & Works in Seattle, WA

nick@nickplacedesign.com

Experience

Project Architect

hoist.

Seattle, WA

March 2019 - Present

  • Feasibility

  • Schematic Design

  • Design Development

  • Construction Documents

  • Programming & Planning

  • Detailing

  • Rendering

Architectural Associate

KATERRA

Seattle, WA

July 2017 - March 2019

  • Schematic Design

  • Design Development

  • Construction Documents

  • Programming & Planning

  • Detailing

  • Rendering

  • BIM Modeling

  • Prototyping

  • Revisions, RFIs & ASIs

  • Construction Administration

  • Consultant Coordination

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA

March 2017 - June 2017

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for Hybrid Media Representation Classes

  • Teaching alternative methods of representation in hybrid & mixed media as an alternative to digital rendering

Graduate Mentor

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA

November 2015-June 2017

  • Mentor for struggling undergraduate students with goals of raising their GPA above 3.0

  • Received official mentor certification from the College Reading & Learning Association

 

Project Designer

Encompass Engineers & Architects

(Formerly TFC Architects & Engineers)

Findlay, OH

June 2014 - August 2015

  • Schematic Design

  • Construction Documents

  • Presentation Material Prep

  • Programming & Planning

  • Rendering

  • BIM Modeling

  • Parametric Revit Family Creation

  • Building Code Analysis

  • Revisions, Bulletins & Addendums

Architectural Intern

MBA Architects & Planners

Perrysburg, OH

May 2013 - August 2013

  • Schematic Design

  • Building Code Analysis

  • Construction Documents

  • Presentation Material Prep

  • Rendering

  • Revisions, Bulletins & Addendums

Education

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)

  • Savannah College of Art and Design

  • Savannah, GA

  • 2015-2017

Bachelor of Science (B.S), Architecture

  • Bowling Green State University

  • Bowling Green, OH

  • 2010-2014

Professional Development MOOC​

Complete Python Bootcamp: Go from zero to hero in Python 3

  • Udemy

  • Jose Portilla

  • 2020

Computing Form and Shape: Python Programming with the Rhinoscript Library

  • Kadenze

  • Carl Lostritto

  • 2019

Honors & Awards

International Design Award - Student Project

  • May 2018

  • The International Design Awards (IDA)

  • 2nd Place in Architecture Categories/Conceptual for the student project: "[re]Forum in Berlin"

2018 AIA Merit Award - Student Project

  • April 2018

  • AIA Georgia

  • AIA Georgia 2018 Merit Award for the student project: "[re]Forum in Berlin"

 

2017 AIA Honor Award - Student Project

  • April 2018

  • AIA Georgia

  • AIA Georgia 2017 Honor Award for the student project: "The Commonwealth of Chelsea: Locality & Society"

Sand Arts Festival Awards

  • May 2018

  • Savannah College of Art and Design

  • Alumni's Choice, 2nd Place in Wind Design & Second Place in the Prysmian Challenge for the project: "Beewatch: Kinetic Lifeguard Station"

 

Strelka Institute Magazine

  • May 2016

  • Gallery Exhibition images published in the Strelka Institute Magazine for Speculative Savannah - Preservation Through Poverty

Skills
  • Revit

  • Dynamo

  • Rhino

  • Grasshopper

  • Python

  • 3DS Max

  • Enscape

  • V-Ray

  • Corona Renderer

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Bluebeam Revu

  • Sketchup

  • AutoCAD

  • LinkedIn Basic Black