We shape communities and inspire people through remarkable, high-performing architecture.

We are a leading Miami architecture firm specialized in creating iconic hospitality, commercial, and residential projects that inspire wonder and shape communities. Founded in 1967, our vision and building expertise have influenced the transformation of Miami’s modern architectural aesthetic and cemented our legacy of innovation in the region.

For over 50 years, our vision and building expertise have influenced the transformation of Miami’s modern architectural aesthetic and cemented our legacy of innovation in the region. Our work has been internationally recognized in the planning and architectural design of mixed-use centers and world-class hotels and resorts, as well as high-end residential, commercial and retail.

Our project experience includes resort and urban hotels, condo hotels, office buildings, high-rise residential, retail facilities and mixed-use developments which are located throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Bahamas, Central America, South America and Mexico.

$5B
Value of projects
40,000+
Hotel keys
55
Years of experience

Services

With a proven track-record shaping Miami’s modern aesthetic, we count with a unique understanding of the local landscape to deliver exceptional projects.

History

Over half a century of excellence — and still building.

During the past fifty years, Nichols Architects has been involved in the planning and design of more than $5B in new and rehab construction, encompassing over 40,000 hotel rooms.

We have embraced sustainability as a part of our core philosophy and actively encourage our clients toward more sustainable design.

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Meet our incredible team

More than 50 years after our founding, we continue our founder’s penchant for excellence, bringing unbridled imagination to our projects while fostering a culture of collaboration and collective enthusiasm for exceptional design.

John Nichols

Founding Partner

Bruce Brosch

Founding Partner

Jim Wurst

Contributing Partner

Don Wolfe

Contributing Partner

Igor Reyes

Partner / President

Patrick Busteed

Partner / Vice-President

Adolfo Reyna

Partner / Vice-President

Andrew James

Partner / Vice-President

Carlos Teissonniere

Associate

Stefany Roth

Associate

Emily Penuela

Senior Associate / Controller

Erney Nieto Camacho

Associate

John L. Watkins

Senior Associate

Jorge Mantilla

Associate

Michael de Souza

Senior Associate

Dagmar Arencibia

Designer

Cristhian Vallejo

Designer

Juan Alvarenga

Senior Associate

Kenneth Gauthreaux

Associate

Luis Sanchez

Associate

Anaxor Nicole Padron

Designer

Jaime Mantilla

Designer

Sandra Sans

Designer

Luis Villiers

Associate

Robert Dajer

Associate

Terrence Etienne

Associate

Daniela Motta

Designer

Carlos Vargas

Designer

Jose Xavier Fuentes

Designer

Vanessa Yelvington

Administration / Lead Contract Administrator

Shirley Ann Franco

Designer

Henry Paredes

Designer

Charlotte Liene Herca

Designer

David Joseph Robitaille

Designer

Andrew James Guzman

Designer

Jorge E. Rodriguez

Designer

Dannys Martinez

Designer

Allan Yeaman

Associate

Designing a world that inspires

2021
  • AIA Design Awards for EPOCH Sarasota
  • Condé Nast Traveler Best Resorts JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa
  • USBGC GalaVerde Awards Innovative Project of the Year – Miami Worldcenter
2020
  • AIA Miami People's Choice Award Grove XXII Clubhouse

We build legacy

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