Mark Nicol
Mark Nicol AIA


Mark has 13 years of design experience and brings a broad array of skills to his projects. His work ranges from large-scale mixed-use projects and city-scale urban design to program-driven higher education projects. Mark is dedicated to design innovation through the advancement of novel workflows, advanced fabrication, and innovative project delivery methods.  In addition to his primary professional work, he is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, where he leads graduate courses positioned at the intersection between design, technology, and computation investigating the role of structures, materiality, and digital simulation in driving the design process. Mark has lectured widely and is a thought leader in the spaces of Computational Design, Visualization, Urban Design, and Design for Higher Education. Mark earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Illinois and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

Some of Mark’s representative projects include the Computer Design Research & Learning Center at the University of Illinois, Chicago, 1001 Office Towers, and the 618 John Office Building.