Nicholas holds BA degrees in Political Economy and in Architecture (Hons) from the University of California, Berkeley, a MSc in Contemporary Urbanism with distinction from the London School of Economics, and an AADiploma/RIBA Part 2 from the Architectural Association. He is currently a DPhil student in the School of Geography and the Environment and a Postgraduate Associate at the Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities. His interests fall at the intersection of socio-cultural, legal, architectural and linguistic practices in the production and appropriation of the city, with particular attention to poverty and migration. He has experience working for UN-Habitat and for various non-governmental organisations and architecture offices. Nicholas is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French and is proficient in Arabic and Russian.
- 2012: Brockhues Graduate Award, St Edmund Hall, Oxford
- 2012: Santander Graduate Award