Nick Gelpi is the Design Principal and Founder of GELPI Projects, a Miami-based highly-collaborative design firm dedicated to examining the relationships between material exchange and cultural production as it relates to the built environment.  Gelpi’s design practice has won numerous design awards most recently having been named the first place winner in the international design competition for a new park in Miami’s Wynwood Arts Disrict in 2014, for his proposal titled The Wynwood Greenhouse.  Nick Gelpi is currently an assistant professor in the College of Architecture and the Arts at Florida International University in Miami.