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Nicholas Hornig


Home address: 304 Garfield Place #4F, Brooklyn, NY 11215 Portfolio:

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Education Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Cambridge MA, USA Masters in Urban Planning, graduated May 2012, area of concentration: Transportation and Land Use Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, UK Diploma in Architecture, awarded June 2000 and BA (Hons) in Architecture, awarded June 1996

Professional Experience: Architecture and Urban Design Ismael Leyva Architects, New York City, USA: December 2015- current Project Architect: 1150 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan, NY, February 2014- current Fortuna Realty Group’s new 44 story 160,000 SF midtown Manhattan hotel: Working with structural (WSP), MEP (Cosentini) consultants, have shared coordination tasks with the project manager, and directed the work of a junior architect: on core design, floor layouts, elevators, doors, walls, interior design, Zone Green drawings, concrete slab drawings. Initial DOB submission was filed December 1, 2015, and demolition is to commence April 2016 NBBJ, Boston Studio, USA (formerly Chan Krieger Sieniewicz) August 2012- May 2014. Selected projects include: Project Manager: Thayer Street Planning Study, Providence, RI. Representing NBBJ as lead consultant for this town/gown urban regeneration strategy, collaborated with city planners, stakeholder groups, presented research and massing proposals at public meetings; managing one other urban designer for graphic production; coordinated NBBJ’s work with Toole Design Group transportation planners, HR&A real-estate economic advisors, Klopfer Martin Landscape Architects Project Manager: Southeast Community Neighborhood Conservation District Guidelines, Newport News, VA. January 2013- February 2014. As main point of contact with the City of Newport News Department of Planning, worked with an internal team to produce design guidelines for the development of vacant lots to promote economic development, while preserving the existing character of this economically challenged community Urban Designer: Northeastern University Institutional Master Plan, Boston MA. August 2012- November 2013 Responsibilities included: coordinated with landscape, transportation consultants, as well as university facilities team. Developed massing studies for potential campus building sites, writing project descriptions; produced materials for public meetings; leading the accompanying website content and design strategy Eric Parry Architects, London, UK 2002-2009. Selected projects include: Project Architect: Palladio, His Life and Legacy, Royal Academy, London W1 May 2008 - Jan 2009, working with a $140K budget to display approximately 220 artifacts including Palladio’s original 16th Century drawings, paintings by Titian and Canaletto, and scale models: worked with the RA curators to coordinate exhibit arrangement, lighting, graphics, details for joinery, metal work and construction team for a fast-paced installation Project Architect: 47-50 New Bond Street, 12-14 St George Street, London W1 Mar 2006 - April 2008. Contributed from feasibility to bidding documentation on this $50 million development comprising 160,000 SF office, retail and residential accommodation. Managing a team of two junior architects, prepared separate planning applications for both sites, coordinating core design with MEP, structural engineers. Prepared bidding documents for interior packages, including: joinery, elevators, bathrooms and reception areas Package Architect: 5 Aldermanbury Square, London EC2 October 2002 - November 2006: joined the team at detailed design and worked to completion for this $110 million 20 story, 387,000 SF office building. Responsibilities included the design and coordination of all packages associated with the grade level internal and external public spaces, including: stone, concrete setting-out, metal work, suspended stone soffit, RCPs and acoustic materials, bespoke access elevator Project Architect: Aldermanbury Square Landscape, London EC2 October 2004 - Nov 2006. As key client contact from schematic design to construction administration: coordinated with City of London lighting, drainage and planting teams to produce construction documentation for this $975,000 redevelopment of Aldermanbury Square, which provides 22,600 SF improved public realm for the City of London

Additional Experience New York City Department of City Planning, Urban Design Unit Winter Internship, October 2011-January 2012 Project Manager, videographer: working with the Manhattan and Bronx Borough offices produced a video documenting participants’ opinions regarding the future of the Sheridan Expressway at a public charette, at the Fanny Lou Hamer Freedom High School, October 2011 Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, June-November 2011 Research assistant working with Professor José Gómez-Ibáñez: leading to a paper on public transit policy and congestion alleviation in Jakarta, Indonesia. Undertook 2 months’ local research, studying the efficacy of the over-subscribed and underfunded Bus Rapid Transit system, working alongside partners at MTI, the Indonesian Transport Society CABE (Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment), London, UK, Dec 2009 – June 2010 Research Assistant working with Diane Haigh, Director of Design Review: researched the provision of new affordable homes being delivered by supermarket-led mixed-use developments within the UK. This work formed part of CABE’s official

policy document on this topic published September 2010, and presented to Design Review Panel Members and at the Building Magazine conference on Supermarkets, July 2010 Kevin Fellingham Architecture, London April- November 2009 Project Manager: Mooli’s, 50 Frith Street, London W1; Working with Kevin Fellingham on the design, managed the permitting process and construction of an interior fit-out for a new restaurant within a tight $120,000 budget, and 2 month construction program Project Manager: Bolt Partners’ offices, Haverstock Hill, London NW3 Led a feasibility study for a $2million mixed-use development on a challenging site next to Belsize Park Underground station in North London, coordinating with Rights of Light consultants and structural engineers Allies and Morrison Architects, London Architectural Assistant 2000- 2002, selected projects include: Master plan for the Sidgwick Site, Cambridge University’s arts campus: I produced the graphics and research for a conservation study, and contributed to the planning and detailed design of the infrastructure/ landscaping proposals; led schematic designs for the 10,000 SF East Asia Institute Kohn Pedersen Fox, New York City Architectural Assistant 1997- 1998, key projects include: Construction administration for the renovation of 55 Water Street, Manhattan, schematic design for Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania

Teaching engagements Columbia University: Guest Critic at the GSAPP Urban Design Studio II, course A6850, Fall 2014 and 2015 Cooper Union Continuing Education: Resilient Cities class, a component of the Green Certificate program NYIT Graduate Urban + Regional Design seminar class, April 2015, invited by Professor Jeffrey Raven AIA ABX Boston, October 28, 2014: Presenting: “Documentary video as a tool for design research” Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA, Career Gateway program Instructor: February-May 2013 ULI Technical Review Panel member: Chicopee, MA, October 2012 Harvard, GSD Masters in Urban Planning Core Studio: Taught “VideoCity” workshop, September 2012 Harvard, GSD, Career Discovery Instructor, June- July 2012 Binus International School, Jakarta: Guest Lecturer, June 2011 Guest critic at the University of East London; Cambridge University and Canterbury School of Architecture

Publications Harvard Asia Quarterly, Winter 2011: The Grid-locked Commute, a study of Jakarta’s Transportation Problems; Coauthored with Professor José Gomez-Ibañez (GSD, HKS), Justin Brandon (MUP 2012) Platform Magazine 2011: My first and second semester core studio work included Building Design, London, UK. Review of Pull House, Brattleboro, VT, USA by Procter Rihl Architects, Sept 10, 2010

Video: a tool for Community Engagement, Research and Education Newark Big Plans: Working with Damon Rich, Chief Urban Designer for the City of Newark, NJ, to produce and edit a video to inform residents about zoning regulation, August 2014- ongoing. Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts Lessons from Community-led Planning in the South Bronx, NY: GSD Masters thesis project: understanding how community organizations delivered substantive physical improvements in an economically disadvantaged neighborhood. October 2011- May 2012 Macro Jam: Jakarta: co-producer and director with Justin Brandon; used as an exhibit in Professor Gomez-Ibanez’s Harvard Kennedy School class about congestion alleviation in Jakarta Andrea Palladio: Through the Eyes of Contemporary Architects. Producer/ Editor, October 2008- Jan 2009. Defined the concept with the Royal Academy Architecture curator Kate Goodwin and edited an interview with Toh Shimasaki Architects; one of a series of five developed for the exhibition. These were shown at the Royal Academy, London, and at Fundacion La Caixa, in both Barcelona and Madrid, Spain

Awards and Recognition Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge MA: Spring 2012: First Place in the 2012 Boston Affordable Housing Development Competition; role: lead architect Fall 2011: REAI Grant recipient for video thesis project “Community-Led Planning in the South Bronx, NY”; a DVD copy of this is now held in the GSD library, Harvard University Summer 2011: Recipient of the Kennedy School’s Ash Institute grant sponsored by the Rajawali Foundation Spring 2011: Urban Land Institute student competition 2011, awarded ‘special mention’ for urban design Kingston University, London: Awarded Commendation for course and examination work, September 2006 Eric Parry Architects, London: Aldermanbury Square: 2009 Civic Trust Award winner; 2008 British Council of Offices winner, National and Regional (London) levels, 2009 Stirling Prize shortlist Competition wins: at 185 Park Street, a 30,500 SF mixed use development in March 2003, and at Leathersellers’ Hall, St Helen’s Place, London EC3 for a new interior fit-out, September 2008 Trinity Hall, Cambridge: Commendations for 4th and 5th years, College Prize for Achievements in Architecture, Fifth Year

Technical Proficiency AutoCAD, Revit, GIS, Sketch-up, Micro Station, Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere, Microsoft Office Word and Excel

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