With over 25 years of experience, architect Nicholas Stanos provides architectural design and land planning services to clients on projects of the highest level of quality and customization. The firm's design process is characterized by a focus on hand drawn renderings and animations throughout the design process. Based in Manhattan with a satellite office in Osterville, MA, his firm, Nicholas Stanos Architect, PLLC, currently has residential and commercial projects in New York, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland.
Prior to starting his own firm, Nicholas was a Senior Associate at Cicognani Kalla Architects in New York City, where he worked for 17 years. He also worked for Cooper Robertson and Partners and Kohn Pederson Fox Associates in New York and for design firms in Cincinnati, Chicago and Washington D.C. He served as Executive Director of the Mayors' Institute on City Design, a joint program of the National Endowment for the Arts and Harvard University's Graduate School of Design (GSD) dedicated to improving the design of American cities through symposia and special programs for US mayors.
Nicholas received his undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati and his Masters of Architecture in Urban Design from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He has taught architecture and urban design at the Boston Architectural Center and at Harvard GSD's Career Discovery Program. He also teaches drawing each summer at the Écoles d'Art Américaines de Fontainebleau, France.