BFA - Honors University of Manitoba 2005
MFA - Concordia University 2008
MArch - University of Toronto 2012
MAS Digital Fabrication and Architecture - ETH Zurich 2016
Lecturer / Digital Fabrication Coordinator / Associate at Mesh Consultants.
Nicholas Hoban is a computation designer specializing in the field of digital fabrication, robotics and computational workflows. Nicholas utilizes computer programming, simulation and CADCAM programming to deliver data driven design and prototypes.
As the Digital Fabrication Coordinator Nicholas oversees the integration and deployment of all the digital fabrication lab systems at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture. The Daniels faculty has a variety of labs, each specializing in the various types of digital fabrication equipment for an array of materials.
Nicholas teaches academically at the undergraduate level in the technology stream at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture. The Architecture Technology stream focuses on computation design, parametric modeling, Simulation and its relation to architectural practice and digital fabrication.
Professionally Nicholas is an Associate at Mesh Consultants Inc. A geometry studio and consultancy specializing in solving critical problems in geometry through custom algorithms, software and simulation. Nicholas has worked for the legislative assembly of Ontario on the 3D scan database for the digital archive of the Queens Park. The office of Christian Kerez in Zurich, playing a key role in the 2016 Architecture Biennale installation ‘Incidental Space’ for the Swiss Pavilion.