Nick Barrett

Nick Barrett

Chicago, IL, US





Holabird & Root, Chicago, IL, US, Project Architect

Apr 2014 - current

Hammersley Architecture, Chicago, IL, US, Intern Architect

Oct 2013 - Apr 2014

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistantship awarded for winning the RE:design the UNIT competition. Provided the opportunity to assist in teaching a graduate level course in Materials & Assemblies at Clemson University

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

Clemson University Community Research + Design Center, Clemson, SC, US, Student Intern

Work on the design development of community projects including the ongoing Sassafras Mountain Renewal Project. Included the design and production of documents for client meetings and public presentations.

May 2012 - Sep 2012

Charleston Civic Design Center, Charleston, SC, US, Student Intern

Work completed as part of a mentorship program through the CAC.C. Primary work focus was on grant proposals, 3D modeling, and the evaluation and modification of an existing design build project.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

Millwork Artisans, LLC, Charleston, SC, US, Draftsman/Millworker

Custom millwork and design of doors and entry units for high-end residential construction in the Charleston area.

Nov 2010 - May 2011


Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US, MArch, School of Architecture

Aug 2011 - May 2013

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Bachelors, School of Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2010


Harlan E. McClure Award, 1st Place

The Harlan E. McClure Award is given annually by the Faculty of the School of Architecture, College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Clemson University in recognition of outstanding architectural design as demonstrated in a graduate project or thesis.


Henry Adams Certificate, Award

This award, a certificate of merit, is given annually to the second ranking graduating student in each architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. At Clemson, it is awarded to the second-ranked Master of Architecture student selected by the School in recognition of scholastic achievement, character, and promise of professional ability.


Community Research+Design Center Jefferson Cup, Award

The Jefferson Cup has long been a symbol of achievement and merit. It was designed by Thomas Jefferson, who among many other things was an architect, a farmer, the primary author of the Declaration of Independence, and our countries third President. In all of these, Jefferson was committed to scholarship, community service, education, and intelligent design. Jefferson also believed that each individual in society holds the profound ability to impact his or her own community.

In this spirit of these ideals the Community Research and Design Center here at Clemson, wishes to Award two students the Jefferson Cup in recognition of their commitment, passion, and excellence to architecture, design, community, and public service. This award is given to one undergraduate student and one graduate student.


RE:define the UNIT Competition, 1st Place

This competition is hosted by the ARCH 872 Materials and Assemblies course and funded by Carolina Ceramics to provide teaching assistantships for outstanding student work. The course in an exploration in the use of materials and the process of assembly.


ACSA Sustainable Home Competition, 1st Place

​​The ACSA Sustainable Home project was completed in collaboration with local building materials company NOTBLOX©. The goal was to design an affordable home model for Habitat for Humanity using innovative and sustainable strategies. The project one 1st Place in the South Region and has been reviewed by several online publications.
Nick Barrett, Sam Pruitt
Professor Ulrike Heine


AIA Alteration 2011 Kinetic Sculpture Competition, 2nd Place

This open competition is hosted by the Greenville AIA for the design and construction of a kinetic sculpture during Architecture Month. It is a continuing tradition initiated by the Alteration 2010 kinetic sculpture.
Nick Barrett, Jacob Edmond


ACSA Steel Design Competition, 1st Place

The ACSA Steel Design Competition was an opportunity to explore the structural capabilities of steel through the program of a heath and wellness center for the city of Greenville.
Will Allport​, Nick Barrett​, Jason Butz
Professor Dan Harding


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