Jeremy S. / Client (Detached ADU)

We wanted to build an ADU for some time, but were intimidated by most parts of the process, including permitting, design, building and cost. Nicholas was able to walk us through each of the steps and made it seem manageable. I appreciated that Nicholas spent a lot of time meeting with us, both on site […]

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Maya S. / Client (Detached ADU)

Working with Nicholas was a great experience for us. Nicholas is able to plan with a balance of cost and quality in mind, and when asked, he had several alternative options to suggest if we wanted to tip in one direction or the other. We were also impressed with Nicholas’s knowledge and background. It’s rare […]

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Meghan M. / Client (Detached Bedroom)

From day one, Nicholas was a joy to work with.  He never made me feel “less than” because of our limited budget.  He facilitated a smooth petition process through contacts and experience.  And he explained everything along the way.  To Nicholas, individual projects, no matter size or budget, are integral to creating a healthy and […]

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Doug S. / Client (Residence)

Nicholas brings thoughtful design ideas to projects that are well grounded in sound technical solutions. He assisted in addressing the seismic design requirements to our residential project while maintaining the original design intent.

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Natalie S. / Client (Detached ADU), Realtor

Nicholas is a true professional. I have worked with a lot of contractors, but Nicholas is the most knowledgeable, creative, and efficient of them all. His background in so many related fields is unparalleled and very helpful. I fully trust Nicholas to be transparent and upfront, allowing us as homeowners to make decisions based upon […]

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Zach M. / Contractor (Marsh LLC)

Nicholas is an irreplaceable resource. In the construction and related industries, it is nearly impossible to find highly qualified individuals and companies that aim to genuinely integrate with a project. However, I’ve found myself seeking Nicholas out as one of my most important resources for a large portion of my pre-construction needs, bringing me the […]

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Gretchen L. / Client (Detached ADU)

Nicholas is open minded and willing to tackle any challenge with a sense of wonder and curiosity. If something is challenging, he will come with a number of approaches. I appreciate his ability to communicate a technical subject in a down-to-earth, digestible manner.

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Dave H. / Client (Attached ADU)

I worked with Nicholas on an ADU at my 110 year old Portland house. He went above and beyond. He was professional, courteous, and wasn’t in the business of trying to sell me on things I didn’t need. I highly recommend him.

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Diane F. / Investor (Rooted Investing)

I have financed 3 of Nick’s projects. Nick is the perfect partner – A Design/Build General Contractor and Landlord, who believes as I do that affordable, secure housing is a human right. Nick and I drafted our financing agreement together, without lawyers. Nick pays on time so I can count on good cash flow to […]

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Robert B. / Client (Basement Conversion)

Nick has that rare ability to understand what you are hoping to do with a space and not only capture that in his designs, but capture it in a practical, sustainable, yet beautiful way. Where some other architects find obstacles in meeting code or designing sustainably, Nick manages to finds inspiration.

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