Nicholas Rumsey

Nicholas is a 24 year old American, and has been living in Brazil for 15 years. He graduated from Architecture and Urban Design school at the Federal University of Paraná, where he discovered and nurtured a passion for architecture.

Throughout his studies Nicholas also worked part-time at different firms, which allowed him to develop a deeper understanding of the design process. He is especially interested in sustainable design and understanding new software solutions that enable more efficient project workflows. He is very dedicated to finding solutions for problems and executing tasks in the best possible way.

Nicholas has always been fascinated by architecture and how the spaces we live and interact in can positively impact us individually and collectively. Over the years he’s become increasingly interested in sustainable design processes and solutions as yet another innovative way of promoting a positive impact through architecture.

2 years total, 2 years with Ionic DeZign Studios.

Architecture and Urban Design School at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) 


Council of Architecture and Urbanism – Brazil

“Utopia is on the horizon. I move two steps closer; it moves two steps further away. I walk another ten steps and the horizon runs ten steps further away. As much as I may walk, I’ll never reach it. So what’s the point of utopia? The point is this: to keep walking.”

– Eduardo Galeano