Nicholas Waissbluth

Nicholas Waissbluth

Vancouver, BC, CA



Nicholas Waissbluth M.Arch, MAA. Authorized Rhino Trainer

Nicholas is an artist, architectural designer and cofounder of uAbureau, an international collective based in Spain, Canada and Colombia. He has studied and worked throughout North America and Europe and in 2010 completed his postgraduate studies at Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain- where he collaborated on the FabLab House. Combining advanced digital tools with traditional modes of craft, his work has included gallery exhibitions, public installations, as well as research + prototyping on fabrication techniques. In the field of architecture, he has worked in Denmark, New York, Toronto and Vancouver, and continually collaborates with various firms on multi-scaled projects.

He has exhibited both in both solo and group shows including the ArtCity International Art + Architecture Festival [Calgary]; the annual alternative design show in Toronto [2006+2007+2012]; Winsor Gallery [Vancouver] and as part of uAbureau has taught computational and fabrication workshop in Canada, Europe and Latin America.

Nicholas's Featured Articles on Archinect

Student Works: INSITU Medellin, Mon, Aug 27 '12

INSITU is an initiative founded by Blokcad Lab and uAbureau in 2011 to implement projects that investigate the informal development of cities, its non-consolidated urban spaces and auto- construction processes. Its central objective is to explore how the ecological and the social environments of ...

Student Works: INSITU Medellin


uAbureau, Founder

Jan 2011 - current


Oct 2009 - Dec 2010

Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, CA, MArch, Graduate School of Architecture

Sep 2002 - Nov 2005

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