In 2013 Nick worked with the educational and skill-building startup DIY.org , transforming a former auto body shop into offices, a storefront space and a workshop hosting sessions for kids in the neighborhood. Nick continued to work in the space and installed a 12-foot diameter Sound Dome, transmitting ambient sound into the open office environment.
Completed in 2013, Nick served as Project Architect and worked directly with the Next World venture capital firm to convert a 1920s concrete building into new offices and gallery spaces. The clients required a mix of private offices and an open work space with cafe-style meeting area. Each mode of working demanded a separate way [...]
Nick worked with Jensen Architects and the Blue Bottle team to design the reuse of a Ford auto showroom into a coffee bar and espresso machine repair shop. The two spaces are divided by a clear vinyl strap wall which hangs 19 feet from the ceiling down to the floor.