Jason Van Nest

Helping designers graduate from old Representational habits toward Simulation thinking -- in architecture, construction, manufacturing, & art.


Curriculum Vitae


Architectural Design

2022 - Present
LOGIC Building Systems
Brattleboro, VT. USA
Modular manufacturing of kitchens and bathrooms to drive down the cost of affordable housing. Meeting with investors and securing funding. Initial marketing and operations setup. Establishing product-market fit:
    • LaunchVT winner 2023.
    • Storefront Labratory (143 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, USA).
2016 - Present
Director of Design
The Nullary() Group
New York, NY. USA
Project Principal, Design, BIM-based Documentation, VDC-based Coordination, & Construction Administration:
    • Turnpike Road Residence (completion 2023) Marlboro, VT, USA.
    • Saxon’s River Distillery Performance Spaces (2021) Brattleboro, VT, USA.
    • House for a Connecticut River Overlook (2022) Brattleboro, VT, USA.
    • House for a Retired Superhero (2020) Brattleboro, VT, USA.

2005 - 2009
Junior Architect
New York, NY. USA
Design, Documentation, Coordination, & Construction Administration:
    • New York Academy of Sciences, 7 WTC (2007) New York, NY, USA.
    • Jackson Federal Courthouse (2008) Jackson, MI, USA.
    • City Pier A (2011) New York, NY, USA.

BIM Manager in SD, DD, and/or CD:
    • TFANA (2012) Brooklyn, NY, USA.
    • BAM Fisher Center (2012) Brooklyn, NY, USA.
    • Lincoln Center Theater (2012) Manhattan, NY, USA.
1999 - 2000
Intern Architect
Bender & Associates
Key West, FL. USA
Prepared architectural plans and designs, assisted in essential client engineering presentations (renderings, drawings, and budgets), and developed and finalizeed building plans for construction. Worked on several projects in Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documentation phases.
2000 - 2001
Libert Management & Construction New York, NY. USA
Preformed the top supervisory role for several townhouse and condo construction sites on the Upper East Side of New York. Directed & managed procurement of materials and services to keep construction on schedule. Also directed, supervised and solved routine issues that occur on the job site.