Nick Buehrens is an associate principal at Utile. He leads a diverse range of projects, focusing on affordable, sustainable, multi-family housing for mission-driven organizations. Nick is also a Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) with expertise in building science, systems and energy use. He has taught at the Boston Architectural College (BAC), and served as a guest critic at the BAC, Northeastern University and RISD. Born and raised in Boston, Nick holds a BA in Studio Art from The Colorado College and an M.Arch. from Rhode Island School of Design.