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 Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and Kiener Plaza in Downtown St. Louis, a reading garden for the Queens West Community Library, and the Miami Beach Convention Center in South Beach. 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. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in landscape architecture from Michigan State University, graduating with high honors. He has been a guest critic at the Rhode Island School of Design, the University of Toronto, and the Pratt Institute and has taught in the Career Discovery program at Harvard. He is a registered Landscape Architect in the State of New York.
Nate joined MVVA in 2002.