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Nathan Blair

Nathan Blair

San Diego, CA, US

 

About 

Employment 

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
 

Education 

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
 

Awards 

Kamphoefner Fellow, Award

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

2011
 

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.

2011
 

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.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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