Nicolas Marier currently works as an architect and project manager at the Société d'habitation et de développement de Montréal [SHDM]. Independently, his expertise in architecture and in responsible real estate and urban development led him to become involved in various organizations.
The Plateau-Mont-Royal borough council appointed him until 2017 as a member of the Planning Advisory Committee. He is a member of various boards of directors, including the NPO Bain Saint-Michel (an organization that aims to preserve the historic, cultural and architectural heritage of a heritage building) and a student housing implementation Unit named UTILE.
In the same spirit of involvement, he's a regular collaborator of Kollectif.net and member of the Competition Committee of the Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ).
At the same time, he has spent several years working with the EKIP, a collective working on a wide range of projects testing the boundaries between planning disciplines (architecture, industrial design, landscape, town planning) and he has actively cooperated in disseminating the creative talents of Montréal as director, organizer and director of the PechaKucha Montreal event (transdisciplinary event).
For 6 consecutive years, he also actively participated in the life of a housing cooperative in which he started his design research studio. Previously, he taught in specialize high schools, colleges and universities. He is regularly invited in studio reviews in different schools of architecture and design, but also to participate in multiples tables of reflection, juries of competitions, strategic panels, ...
During his career, he worked on projects from the development to construction for various private firms of architects, construction, design and landscape.