Nate is a senior design team member and has led the planning, design, and construction of numerous MVVA projects. His expertise lies in the design of complex urban public landscapes, including landscape and security improvements for Pennsylvania Avenue at the White House, the Lower Don Lands planning guidelines and zoning amendments, and Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 80-acre post-industrial waterfront park situated in the heart of the New York harbor. His latest projects include the Port Lands Acceleration Initiative in Toronto, Kiener Plaza in Downtown St. Louis, M Street Landing in Washington D.C., and and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis. Through his efforts to transform socially and culturally complex urban sites into useful and provocative public landscapes, Nate has enjoyed the opportunity to work with diverse community and constituent groups.
Nate received a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design in 2001 and a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture with high honors from Michigan State University in 1999. He has been a guest critic at Rhode Island School of Design and has taught in the Career Discovery program at Harvard.
Nate joined MVVA in 2002.