Nick has been with BAA since its foundation and has worked on many of the practice’s most notable projects from complex refurbishments and extensions to large-scale new builds, including Merchants Hall, Barley Mow, and Jamestown Road.
Nick heads up the practice’s research activity, exploring opportunities inherent in live projects to investigate broader architectural questions. He provides strategic direction for BAA’s initiatives, whether around materials, concepts, smart construction or energy efficiency.
He has particular expertise in international urbanism and evolving narratives around city-making and has researched and written widely on China, resulting in his book, published in 2015, that looked at new typologies driven by densification and the changing boundaries between public and private space in cities. He is particularly interested in the concept of hybridisation and the adaptation of existing typologies to new conditions.
He has also taught at The Bartlett, UCL together with several other leading architectural institutions, and regularly contributes to architecture journals.