Nancy Nichols

Nancy Nichols teaches beginning and advanced topics in descriptive geometry. Her interests include space-packing systems, developable surface fabrication techniques and applications, and theories of vision and perception. Nichols received her MArch with distinction from Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she was awarded the Henry Adams Medal in 2016. She holds BAs in both Architecture and Studio Art from Yale University. She has previously worked for La Dallman Architects and Höweler + Yoon in Boston, MA. 

Nichols is a proud contributor to the research of the Vann Molyvann Project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Additional research, conducted in collaboration with FAM Collective, has been exhibited at the Deutsches Architektur Zentrum in Berlin. When she’s not teaching or designing, you can find Nichols training around Providence with her canine sidekick, Lina Bo Barkdi.

Fall 2021

ARCH-2101-04 The Making Of Design Principles
ARCH-2141-03 Architectural Projection

Spring 2022

ARCH-2142-02 Architectural Analysis
ARCH-21ST-08 Advanced Studio
  • BARC, Yale University
  • MARC, Harvard University