Nate Riek

Nate Riek

Sacramento, CA, US



I see myself as a very creative individual who is addicted to all things design. I am a recent graduate of The NewSchool of Architecture with a BArch from a 5yr accredited program. I have a strong passion for the conceptual design side of architecture as well as 3d-modeling, rendering, graphic presentation, and modeling building- with the program knowledge, skills, and craftsmanship to match. I absolutely love creating things with my own two hands and I take pride in everything that I do.


Team leader + winner of a USGBC design competition.

Professional experience drafting construction documents in AutoCad




Blick Art Materials, Sales Associate

Experience gained: extensive knowledge of materials and supplies for building architectural models and preparing presentations.

Feb 2009 - Jun 2011

Jeffrey Demure and Associates, Architects and Planners, AutoCad Draftsman

Produced construction documents for large residential developments using AutoCad.
Autocad work included: floor plans, elevations, electrical plans, interior elevations, key noting, and red line corrections. Continually met required deadlines with a high level of quality.
Aided in preparing presentations and displays for client meetings
General office work maintaining files, drawings and records.

Jan 2006 - Aug 2006


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, BArch, Architecture, Art + Design

Multidisciplinary approach studying art, film, art-history, furniture design, industrial design, and graphic design as well as required courses for Architecture: statics, structures, long span structures, codes, urban history and planning, construction documents, and Design Studio.

Just to name a few.

Aug 2008 - Jun 2011


NewSchool Achievment of Excellence Award, Award

Award in recognition of performance in the USGBC design competition


NewSchool Presidential Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded one of the highest amounts for the 2010-2011 academic year


USGBC Natural Talent Design Competition Winner, 1st Place

Competition hosted by the USGBC in San Diego CA to design a mixed use high rise with that included sustainable strategies in accordance with the LEED rating system.


USGBC National Design Competition Finalist, Honorable Mention

After winning the local competition we were advanced to the National competition and the results were held at Green Meet 2009 in Phoenix Arizona.


NewSchool Presidential Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded one of the highest amounts for the 2009-2010 academic year


Areas of Specialization