Nicholas McMillan

Nicholas McMillan

Los Angeles, CA, US

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With a passion for travel, exploration,  and discovery I have an interest in the social power of architecture as an agency of change through speculative design. I am interested in parametricism and fabrication with a passion for making and 3d printing.


Aug 2018 - current

CO Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

- 3D Modeling and visualization for mobile-based AR application
- Parametric facade development and exploration for medium-large scale university project

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Bojan Simic Architecture, Los Angeles, Architectural Intern

Schematic design and exploration for interior design and retrofit of a single family residence

May 2016 - Aug 2016

SureShot Contracting, Vancouver, BC, CA, Construction Manager

- Project management and supervision across small scale concrete construction
- Construction experience with poured concrete, concrete foundations, timber form-work and steel rebar

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2018

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, AU, Bachelors, Bachelor of Environments - Architecture

Mar 2010 - Jun 2014

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US, Exchange Semester

Sep 2012 - Mar 2013


Haworth Design Charette, 2nd Place

A design competition that invites 4th year, 5th year and graduate students to compete in a one day charrette judged by a jury of leading professionals.


Tau Sigma Delta: Honor Society, Award

A honor society that recognizes high scholastic standing for graduating within the upper 20% of the class.


Alpha Rho Chi Bronze Medal, Award

Awarded annually to a graduating student from every accredited architecture school in the United States and Canada recognizing student leadership and service.


USC Graduate Thesis Prize - Outstanding Design Directed Research, Mastery, Award

Graduate thesis prize selected by faculty for the best thesis which displays critical engagement with the architectural precedent.


USC School of Architecture Merit Scholarship, Scholarship


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