Nicola studied at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and IUAV in Venice before qualifying as an Architect in 1994. During this time she also spent a year working in the USA.

Since university Nicola has worked for a number of prestigious architectural practices including Jestico+Whiles, Hawkins/Brown and most recently Bennetts Associates where she became an Associate in 2003.

Through over 20 years of experience Nicola has worked on and been responsible for the delivery of a wide range of high quality and award winning projects, most notably the Jubilee Library in Brighton which won the Prime Minister's Better Public Buildings Award in 2005 and was shortlisted for the Stirling Prize.

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