John D. Nipaver, AIA

John Nipaver first joined John Portman & Associates (Portman) in 1984 and distinguished himself as one of the firm’s best project managers, completing the award-winning 60-story SunTrust Plaza on budget and ahead of schedule. He rejoined Portman in 2002 after seven years as a Principal at NB+A Architects, Inc., where he served as the partner-in-charge of design and production for several major projects in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Nipaver’s architectural career began in 1974 in Chicago, Illinois with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM).

Mr. Nipaver has demonstrated exceptional ability to design and manage a wide range of projects, from larger mixed-use developments to smaller residential scale housing projects. His ability to communicate effectively with both the client, and all consultants and to follow through with the necessary action has enabled him to deliver these challenging projects on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction.

His Project Experience includes:
HJAIA Hotel/Atlanta, Georgia USA
Coda in Technology Square/Atlanta, Georgia USA
Hotel Indigo Downtown Atlanta at 230 Peachtree/Atlanta, Georgia USA
Union Tower West/Denver, Colorado USA
Tong'an Road Project/Qingdao, China
Incheon 151 Tower/Incheon, Republic of South Korea
Jian Ye Li/Shanghai, China
Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel/San Diego, California, USA
AmericasMart Building 2 West Wing/Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Convention Center & Theater/Schaumburg, Illinois, USA
San Diego Convention Center Parking Deck/San Diego, California, USA
Georgia Institute of Technology - Center Street Apartments/Atlanta, Georgia, USA
New Asia Center/Shanghai, China
SunTrust Plaza/Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Guomai Office Building (Waigaoqiao, North Pudong)/Shanghai, China
Northpark Office Towers/Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) Renovation/Atlanta, Georgia, USA
North Bund Master Plan/Shanghai, China
Nortel Networks Alpharetta Campus Office/Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Email: jnipaver@portmanusa.com

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