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  • Nicholas Brinen

    Part-Time Faculty

    Email
    brinenn@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Nicholas Brinen
    Principal & Founder
    AIA - LEED AP BD+C - NCARB Certified Architect

    Nicholas is a Principal Partner at FIGURE Studio and a registered Architect in New York State and Virginia with 18 years of experience.  In conjunction with running projects at FIGURE, Nicholas is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Parsons School for Design where his teaching focuses on how conceptual processes merge with the heaviness of material and human consciousness.  


    Degrees Held

    B.A. Architecture

    Masters of Architecture


    Professional Affiliation

    Registered Architect New York State & Virginia

    American Institute of Architects

    NCARB Certified Architect

    LEED AP BD+C

     


    Research Interests

    Design-Build Theory and Practice

    Fabrication Techniques

    Comprehensive Design Studio

     


    Portfolio

    FIGURE Studio


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