Nicholas Potts is a New York-based architect, urban designer, and researcher, currently in practice with BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. He has taught in the Career Discovery program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and served as an invited juror for studios at the GSD, Parsons, and the University of Minnesota. He edited Rem Koolhaas' "Elements of Architecture" (Taschen, 2018) and served as a curator of the same for the 2014 Venice Biennale. Prior to joining BIG, he led SHoP Architects' team for the landmark 111 West 57th Street in New York City. His current work with BIG represents some of the largest and most complex work realized by the firm - from a 2.6M SF supertall for Tishman Speyer at Hudson Yards (The Spiral, currently under construction), to the Big U (Urban park as coastal barrier), a mixed-use tower in Manhattan's Flatiron District, and a major mixed-use redevelopment of the San Diego waterfront. He is licensed to practice in New York, Minnesota, and California.