Nicholas Laub

Nicholas Laub

Red Bank, NJ, US



Excel in interface between Landscape Architecture, Architecture, and Urban Planning.  Knowledgeable of customized fabrication and its integration with the design process.  Ability to take ownership and manage requests, problems, and business opportunities with a sense of urgency while translating vision and strategy into actionable goals and objectives.  Experience with different cultures, customs and traditions studying the use of space and process.  A true steward of the land and considers the interests of all constituents when making decisions.


NAL Design + Build, Red Bank, NJ, US, Architectural Designer / Landscape Consultant

Provide architectural residential design and landscape services for acquired clientele. Meet with clients to identify objectives, develop designs, perform site surveys, and draft existing conditions. Develop and present schematic designs including renderings for client presentation. Submit design proposals, draft controlled budgets, and create project schedules for approval. Detail construction documents, issue invoices, and review contractors bids. Procure materials, issue RFIs and RFQs, and maintain schedule per critical path. Manage sub-contractors and monitor quality control per approved designs. Issue final mobilized payment, performed close-out and turn over, and provide on call maintenance services.

Jan 2016 - current

Tecture Fabrication + Design, San Diego, CA, US, Project Manager + Design Fabricator

Provided architectural design services for architects and restaurant business owners. Met with clients to identify objectives, performed site surveys, and drafted existing building conditions. Presented concept designs and fabrication proposals. Detailed design documents and coordinated compliance with city code regulations. Engineered custom furniture and lighting fixtures, reviewed shop drawings and submittals, managed fabrication processes, and ensured quality control of wood and metal shop fabrication for custom architectural pieces via CNC mill. Managed subcontractor installations, maintained schedule per critical path, and performed site punch lists with architects, and finalized project close-out.

Jan 2014 - Jan 2016

NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, Senior Material Lab Technician

Managed, maintained, and provided consultations of material lab machines for design students. Facilitated execution of special design-build projects for local and international architects. Drafted design documents via Revit and Rhino for fabrication of custom architectural pieces. Managed and maintained metal, wood, and digital machines to produce high quality 3d printed models using EOS Formiga P110. Experimented with material limitations, trained and managed architecture students per lab safety procedures, and participated in student design critiques.

Jan 2010 - Jan 2014


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Study Abroad - Urban Design Studio Copenhagen, Denmark

Sep 2010 - May 2013

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, US, Bachelors, Landscape Architecture

Sep 2001 - May 2006

Areas of Specialization