Nathan Blair

Nathan Blair

San Diego, CA, US




Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, US, Architect 1

- I began as an AutoCAD drafter to complete record drawings of the Boulder, Colorado campus.
- I worked with the division’s engineers and architects creating design and construction documents, specifications, and estimates for smaller building repairs and additions. With these projects I learned building code regulations as well as fire protection designs.
- I was also involved in the construction process to communicate between the division, clients and contractors.

May 2009 - Dec 2010


North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, US, MArch, School of Architecture

- Studied a range of projects from small pavilions to large master plans.
- Received a Certificate in City Design in addition to my degree.
- Worked on Summer 2011 Design/Build studio. Students designed and built a shade and stage pavilion for Durham City Park in Durham, North Carolina.
- Worked on several design competitions including NC Sustainable Building Design Competition and Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Competition.
- Experienced with AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-up, V-Ray, and have been exposed to Rhino.
- Site Analysis and diagramming.

Jan 2011 - May 2012

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Bachelors, College of Environmental Design

- Focused on the development of Architecture skills including drafting, graphics, and digital representation.

Aug 2006 - May 2010


Kamphoefner Fellow, Award

Awarded to outstanding Master of Architecture students in the year of graduation.


North Carolina Sustainable Building Design Competition, 1st Place

Teams were asked to design a small community plan for economical and sustainable housing in Raleigh, NC.


Outstanding Project - Downtown Durham Inc., Award

The pavilion designed and built by the Design/Build Studio was chosen for the Best Development in Durham, North Carolina for 2011.


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