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Nichols Design Associates, Inc

Architectural Design Services

New houses built to your precise requirements. You will be involved in every stage to ensure you end up with a place you can truly call home.

Construction Related Services

If you love your home and neighborhood, but something doesn’t meet your lifestyle, let us create the home that you truly want.

Sustainable and Universal Design Services

Our expertise includes building surveys and the design of barrier‐free environments for major governmental, commercial,institutional and residential clients.

Training, Workshops & Seminars

These have included top executives of corporations, non-profit organizations, AIA National, State and Local Chapters, and small, private companies.

Meet Robert Nichols


With over 25 years experience, Robert will deliver top quality services.


On Time

Robert has demonstrated time and time again that he delivers on time.

On Budget

No financial headaches as Robert delivers on budget.

Great Communication

Regular reports keep you up to date with progress.

Completed Projects

Years of Experience

Loyal Clients



"I am very pleased to have had the opportunity to work with the architect Robert Nichols on his design award-winning residence. The contemporary style and design of the house in Takoma Park, Maryland provides an aesthetically pleasing and comfortable living space. It was a truly inspirational and eye-opening experience which taught me much about the methods and materials he used in this innovative masterpiece."

Ronald Barnes, RSB Builders - Baltimore, MD

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"We were lucky to have Robert Nichols plan an ADA-compliant door entry system for our condominium building. Nichols knew the ADA specs (almost from memory), drew up our architectural design and recommended hardware and contractor options…always on time and and very professional. The system is up-and-running and we are happy customers"

-Bille Hougart, Potomac Overlook Condominium Association - Washington, DC

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"Nichols Designs Associates worked with the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington on its low vision learning center. Robert Nichols helped us to make great use of a small amount of space. Thank you!"

-Michele H, Executive Director, Preventation of Blindness Society -Washington, DC

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"Robert and his partners hired me as a full-time employee during my time as a student at Boston Architectural College. It was my first real design & drafting position. Robert introduced me to single-family residential design and guided me while I cut my teeth on accessible design projects for government buildings. I carry the knowledge I obtained during this time with me today. When I look back, I appreciate the trust that was extended to me, and I'm happy to have an opportunity to express it now. Robert played a positive role in my early professional development."

-Chip M, former employee at Trimble Nichols Steel Architects - Boston, MA

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Get in Touch

Whether it’s a new design or a quote on an existing one, we’re happy to work with you under an NDA and provide you with all the help you require.

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