Nicholas McDermott

Nicholas McDermott

Critic
Nicholas McDermott is a partner and co-founder at Future Expansion (FE), Office of Architecture and Urbanism, in Brooklyn, NY. FE has completed projects for cultural institutions, non-profits, private clients, and commercial and multi-family housing developers. The office has won and installed multiple public space projects and participates in on-going collaborations with partner organizations, government agencies, and other offices on urban issues and opportunities for expanding methods of architectural practice. The office was named to the 2023 Design Vanguard by Architectural Record as one of ten emerging architects from around the world. Nicholas received his BA in philosophy with honors from the University of Pennsylvania, and his M.Arch from the Yale University School of Architecture, where he was awarded the James Gamble Rogers Fellowship and the David Taylor Memorial Prize. Nicholas is a registered architect in New York State, is a LEED Accredited Professional, and serves on the Board of Directors at Design Advocates.
Education
BA University of Pennsylvania
MArch Yale University
Practice
Future Expansion

Courses

1011
Fall 2023
Architectural Design I
Brennan Buck, Violette de la Selle, Cara Liberatore, Nicholas McDermott, Nancy Nichols, Michael Szivos
2245
Fall 2023
Alternative Development Workshop
Nicholas McDermott
1011
Fall 2022
Architectural Design I
Brennan Buck, Can Vu Bui, Violette de la Selle, Cara Liberatore, Nicholas McDermott, Nancy Nichols, Michael Szivos
2245
Fall 2022
Alternative Development Workshop
Peggy Deamer, Nicholas McDermott
1011
Fall 2021
Architectural Design I
Brennan Buck, Annie Barrett, Miroslava Brooks, Joyce Hsiang, Jaffer Kolb, Nicholas McDermott, Michael Szivos
1106
Fall 2020
Advanced Design Studio: Workhouse
Hitoshi Abe, Nicholas McDermott
1011
Fall 2019
Architectural Design I
Brennan Buck, Miroslava Brooks, Nikole Bouchard, Joyce Hsiang, Nicholas McDermott, Michael Szivos
1011
Fall 2018
Architectural Design I
Brennan Buck, Miroslava Brooks, Nicholas McDermott, Michael Szivos, Nikole Bouchard
1112
Spring 2018
Advanced Design Studio: Africa U.
Alan Ricks, Nicholas McDermott
1107
Fall 2015
Advanced Design Studio: Roofplane/Skyplane
Sunil Bald, Nicholas McDermott