Nick Wai-Poi


Nick Wai-Poi is a project designer and manager with more than fifteen years of professional experience in the United States, New Zealand and England. He brings valuable technical and program insight to a wide range of project types including mixed-use and multi-unit residential buildings, student housing, senior housing, healthcare facilities and single family dwellings. Nick offers particular expertise in the development of significant concrete-structured student housing communities like UCLA’s Weyburn Terrace Graduate Student Housing, Olympic and Centennial Residence Halls, and Southwest Campus Apartments. He also served as a technical designer for the AIA COTE Top Ten award-winning Chatham University Eden Hall Campus.


  • University of Auckland — Bachelor of Architecture


  • Center for Community Arts, Volunteer
  • Journeyman International, Mentor