Nicholas Coffee

Nicholas Coffee

Brooklyn, NY, US



Gifted in the craft of modeling
Innovative artistry in graphic design
Seeking IDP hours for licensure


BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, NY, US, Designer

• Graphic design for the Hot to Cold exhibition & publication
• Interior design for Telus Sky Tower in Canada, finished construction 2018
• 1,000 m2 personal villa in Mexico, finished construction 2017
• 7,000 ft2 recording studio in The Bahamas, finished construction 2016

Aug 2014 - current

Zero Energy Housing, Atlanta, GA, US, Director of Graphic Design

• Web coordinator:

Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

Guangdong Urban Planning + Design, Guangzhou, CN, Lead Designer + Foreign Consultant

• 8,000 m2 elementary school in HeZhang China, finished construction 2016

May 2013 - Aug 2013


Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, US, MArch, School of Architecture

Jun 2011 - May 2014

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

Aug 2006 - May 2010

Syracuse University in Florence, Florence, IT, Architecture Abraod

Jan 2009 - May 2009


BIG: Hot to Cold, Honorable Mention

Featured in the Hot to Cold exhibition & publication


J Neel Reid Prize, Grant

Travel grant to research Japanese wood joinery


Dwell on Design Expo LA, Honorable Mention

Exhibited my thesis work on prefab micro housing


Museum of Design Atlanta Expo, Honorable Mention

Displayed architectural models from my thesis work


Extreme Downsizing: Rise of the Micro-Apartment, Honorable Mention

Published research on micro-apartments


Design Like You Give A Damn, Nomination

Nominated by my senior class to presented research on sustainable housing


Dorothy P. Spence Award; AIA Georgia, Award

Promising graduate architecture student


Devon M. Carlson Award; AIA Colorado, Award

Exceptional hand drafting skills


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