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Nicholas McMillan

Nicholas McMillan

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

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.

Employment 

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
 

Education 

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

Feb 2010 - Jun 2014
 

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

Sep 2012 - Mar 2013
 

Awards 

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.

2018
 

Tau Sigma Delta: Honor Society, Award

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

2018
 

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.

2018
 

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.

2018
 

USC School of Architecture Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills