Another Iowa State alumni, Nathan graduated in 2018 and joined our team shortly after.
Where is your favorite place to eat?
When it comes to carbs, I don’t mess around. I found a place downtown called Cheese Bar and the thought of it has not left my mind since. I stick with the classic Mac n Cheese and I always get more bread on the side. If you ever find yourself there, make sure you tell them Nathan sent you. They won’t know who you are talking about, but you never know.
What part of your job gives you the most personal satisfaction
That, as architects, we are creating spaces that will affect real people in real situations. During my architectural education, I sparked an interest in psychology; specifically, emotion and the complexity of the human mind. I believe our spaces should have atmosphere and emotion themselves and therefore, have the ability to affect those who are using the space. Through this idea, we have the opportunity to improve emotion and enhance everyday experiences.
Do you have any pets?
Since my mother is a veterinarian, I have spent most of my life surrounded by pets of all varieties. My current project is Dewey, my cat. He enjoys long naps in the sun and at approximately 9PM every evening, spazzing out and stomping around the apartment.