Nic Pappas - Project Architect, Associate at SPF:a | SPF:architects

Nic joined SPF:a in 2022 as a Project Architect. He brings a decade of industry experience working both as a designer and project manager. Nic is a licensed architect in the state of California with a portfolio focused on commercial office and hospitality work.

Nic graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he developed a deep interest in the design of building skins and digitally driven fabrication methods. Throughout his education, he interned with several award-winning architecture and design studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco. His next role was with a large corporate architecture firm where he contributed to the design of notable renovations and new developments in the Downtown L.A. area. Prior to joining SPF:a, Nic worked in the fabrication of custom architectural systems including facades, specialty ceilings, feature walls, and more.

Outside of work, Nic enjoys travel and exploring new places. With both parents in the travel industry, he was fortunate to visit many places around the world from a young age. His most influential trip was a month backpacking through Southeast Asia taking architectural inspiration from the ancient temples of Cambodia to the futuristic skyscrapers of Singapore.

Beverage

Mezcal

Symbol

Icosahedron

Object

Pen

Era

The Future

Location

LA

Building

U.S. Bank Tower | Los Angeles

Vehicle

Audi RSQ

Animal

Cat

Song

It's Only - ODESZA

Ritual

Get out of bed and into the shower to wake up

Activity

Yoga

Tagline

Progress, not perfection

What do you love about architecture?

Turning ideas into reality

In one word where do you find inspiration?

Nature

What is the color of architecture?

Black