Nikolas Duritza

Nikolas C. Duritza
Landscape Designer

E-mail: nduritza@dwsmith.com
Phone: (732) 363-5850 ext. 114

 

Mr. Duritza is a Landscape Designer for DW Smith Associates. Prior to joining our firm, he was a Civil Designer at a local planning and engineering firm. Prior to joining our firm, he was a Civil Designer at a local planning and engineering firm. Mr. Duritza dealt with both residential and commercial construction projects throughout the Northeast. He was responsible for creating design solutions for various market sectors, including International, Healthcare, Commercial, and Governmental. Mr. Duritza has collaborated with integrated teams of professionals including Civil Engineers, Architects, Landscape Architects, and Building Systems Engineers. He assembled designs and graphic illustrations for projects and participated in and prepared projects for in-house joint studio design meetings. Mr. Duritza also researched zoning and land development laws and developed construction documents.

Mr. Duritza’s technical skills include AutoCAD, Lumion rendering software, GIS, SketchUp Pro, Land F/X, Microsoft Office Suites, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. He is a dedicated civil and landscape designer with a diverse graphic skillset. He has assisted with assembling and developing 2D and 3D site plans for various student master planning projects including the redesign of Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, PA. In addition, he has completed tasks including parking and site analysis, balancing open space with development area, and coastal resiliency. Mr. Duritza is dedicated to bringing communities together through both design and planning.

Mr. Duritza graduated in 2016 from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture. He was a practice player for both the Men’s and Women’s NCAA West Virginia Basketball Practice Teams, playing a key role in increasing the team’s talents on the court. Mr. Duritza enjoys spending time with his friends and staying active both on and off the basketball court.