Nate Gilman


Nate enjoys the puzzle solving of architecture from the largest piece down to the smallest. The collaborative process of working with a client to assemble their ideas into a creative final product that represents their vision is highly rewarding.

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Professional Experience

AMDG Architects, Inc.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
March 2021-Present
Project Architect

Cornerstone Architects
Grand Rapids, Michigan
June 2014-March 2021

M.C. Smith Architecture Group
East Grand Rapids, Michigan
December 2012-June 2014
Intern Architect

Dan Vos Construction
Grand Rapids, Michigan
August 2010-May 2011
Intern Architect

Acoustics By Design
Grand Rapids, Michigan
August 2010-May 2011 & August 2012-December 2012
Drafting Intern


Judson University
Elgin, Illinois
Master of Architecture – 2012

Judson University
Elgin, Illinois
Bachelor of Architectural Studies – 2010

Registrations, Certifications, Awards, Distinctions

Registered Architect – State of Michigan
National Council of Architectural Registrations Boards Certification

Interests and Hobbies

  • spending time with family + friends
  • exercising
  • boat rides
  • playing sports
  • exploring downtown
  • talking cars

Fun Fact!

Nate’s first car was a 1991 Volkswagen Jetta (manual transmission) with 330,000 miles. It was purchased for $500 and driven for two years before he sold it for $500 still fully functioning.