Joseph Nicola

HMC Architects has announced that Joseph Nicola has joined the firm’s higher education practice as principal in charge. Located in HMC’s San Francisco office, Nicola will develop the firm’s Northern California higher education practice and expand the firm’s reach in the market.

With over 40 years of experience on numerous award-winning and internationally recognized projects, Nicola has overseen the design of large-scale university projects including Stanford University’s Green Library Seismic Reconstruction, CSU Monterey Bay new student housing, and UC Berkeley Law School’s addition and renovation. Nicola graduated from the University of Minnesota with both a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Design degrees.