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daniel nichols 1104 Spruce St, Apt 3r Philadelphia, PA 19107 484.459.2136

e duc a t ion

The Pennsylvania State University • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture • State College, PA • 2012 Mang’ula, Tanzania: Parks & People • Ecotourism Design for Biodiversity Conservation • Summer 2011 The Pantheon Institute • Art, Architecture, and Urban Evolution Studies • Rome, Italy • Spring 2011

e xper ienc e

Viridian Landscape Studio • Designer & Urban Planner • Philadelphia, PA • Oct 2012 - Sept 2013 Project: Pickering Creek Audubon Center Master Plan • Easton, MD Responsibilities: master plan development • land use plans • conceptual design for constructed wetlands • site plan and perspective renderings Project: Temple University Stormwater Planning District • Philadelphia, PA Responsibilities: analysis and summary report on Philadelphia city planning regulations’ impact on Temple’s Campus Master Plan and Stormwater Improvements Project • site analysis and documentation • recommendations for green infrastructure implementation Project: Onondaga County ‘Save the Rain’ green infrastructure initiative • Syracuse, NY Responsibilities: planting plans for rain gardens, streetscapes, and public parks • before and after renderings for public meetings and approval process Project: Philadelphia Zoo Parking Lot • Philadelphia, PA Responsibilities: parking lot layout and striping • planting plans for +10,000 sf rain garden Project: Viridian Landscape Studio website Responsibilities: redesign website Self-Employed • Freelance Carpenter and Laborer • Greater Philadelphia Metro Area • Summer 2010 Mt. Cuba Center for Native Plants • Intern • Hockessin, DE • Summer 2009 Responsibilities: design and installation of native woodland gardens • promotional and educational materials for Mt. Cuba Center website

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Community Design Collaborative • Pro Bono Designer • Philadelphia, PA • April 2013 - present Project: Hagert Street Playground Responsibilities: schematic design for neighborhood park and playground • presentations to community members • collaboration with Philadelphia Parks and Rec and the Philadelphia Water Department to implement agencies’ goals

Autocad • Photoshop • Illustrator • InDesign • Rhino • Sketchup • hand rendering • sketching

Tavis Dockwiller Viridian Landscape Studio Co-Founder and Principal 215.482.7973

Brian Orland The Pennsylvania State University Distinguished Professor of Landscape Architecture 814.865.9511

Landscape Architecture Porfolio  

by Daniel Nichols

Landscape Architecture Porfolio  

by Daniel Nichols