Nick Seierup designs architecture that celebrates the modern public realm, redefining socially relevant public places and institutions through his committed focus on the fundamental issues of community, context and culture. Nick oversees a wide variety of project types throughout the world including large university, civic, mixed-use, science + technology and healthcare, with a particular expertise in justice facilities.
Nick’s tenure at Perkins+Will continues a career spanning eight years in the office of iconoclast Eric Owen Moss and six years as a Principal with the renowned Steven Ehrlich Architects. He served for 18 years as Design Director of the P+W Los Angeles office, and is now focusing on key strategic clients and projects. His design work at Perkins+Will is recognized with more than 75 national, regional and local honor awards, including 50 from the American Institute of Architects.
Nick is a graduate of the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and studied at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Select honors include elevation nationally to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects; SCI-Arc Distinguished Alumnus; California Council AIA Emerging Talent Award; and President of the American Institute of Architects/Los Angeles. Named in 2017 as the inaugural Perkins+Will Visiting Scholar at Tuskegee University’s Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science (TSACS), his teaching experience includes positions at SCI-Arc, UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, USC School of Architecture, and Woodbury University.