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Nick Glase


Nick Glase, Principal and Cofounder, has a passion for both systems thinking and fine-grain detail, thriving at multiple scales of design. Throughout Nick’s practice, he has specialized in public realm, institutional, and ecological projects. He is a Registered Landscape Architect and a Licensed Architect, bringing extensive knowledge and experience to his engagement with clients and stakeholders, from concept design through construction and maintenance.

Nick’s prior experience includes leadership roles at the landscape architecture offices of SCAPE, West 8, and Reed Hilderbrand. Major landscape projects under his leadership include Town Branch Commons in Lexington, KY; the United States Golf Association Headquarters in Liberty Corners, NJ; Tomorrowland at Disney Shanghai; Yale University’s Science Hill Campus; Miami Beach Square and District Plan; and the Pete V. Domenici Courthouse in Albuquerque, NM. Early in his career as a practicing architect, he was a co-founding architect at ProjectFrog, now an industry leader in high-performance prefab buildings.

Nick earned a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley, and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University, where he graduated with the college’s top awards for design and research. Nick has served as a Visiting Critic and guest juror at Cornell University, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Ohio State’s Knowlton School of Architecture, Columbia University, Rhode Island School of Design, and California College of the Arts.

He is active in the ASLA and AIA, and currently holds licenses in Landscape Architecture in Maryland, New York, and Delaware, and is licensed to practice Architecture in California with reciprocity applied for in Maryland.

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