Nathan Houck

Nathan Houck

Escondido, CA, US



Nathan has worked in the architecture industry since 2011, following his graduation from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where he received his Bachelor of Architecture. While in school, he participated in multiple national and international design competitions. Since graduation he has been gaining experience in the realm of commercial, residential, and public works architecture, as well as restaurant design. Nathan is a Registered Architect in the state of California.



HB&A Architects, Inc., Escondido, CA, US, Architect | Project Manager

-Design and programming
-Revit modeling
-Rendering and illustration
-Code research
-Construction documents
-Construction administration
-Project management
-Coordination with clients and consultants

Jun 2015 - current

AO-Architects Orange, Orange, CA, US, Job Captain

Member of the production team of the Restaurant Studio.
- Completed construction documents for approximately 250+ Starbucks coffee shops in Revit as well as numerous Panda Express restaurants in AutoCAD
- Coordination with client and consultants
- Store layout and design
- Revit modeling
- Custom family creation in Revit
- Renderings
- Preparation of design packages in InDesign and Photoshop
- Project submittal to appropriate jurisdictions

May 2011 - Jun 2015


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelors of Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2011


1st Place | Graphisoft, Where Have you BIM?, 1st Place

This international competition showcased the software's groundbreaking collaboration capabilities.
Me and my teammate competed against teams around the world to demonstrate not only our design and modeling skills, but also our ability to coordinate exclusively in the software.


Honorable Mention | Modular Building Competition, Honorable Mention

AIAS & Modular Building Institute
This national competition sponsored by the Modular Building Institute and the AIAS was a challenge to design a hotel in Miami using the innovative and increasing popular building method of prefabrication.
Published in Competitions Journal, Spring 2010 and Crit Journal, Fall 2010 and featured at AIAS FORUM, National Conference 2010


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