Graeme Nicholls BSc(Hons) M.Arch ARB RIAS RIBA

Graeme is an award winning architect, educator and critic based in Glasgow, Scotland.

Graeme trained at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, and at North Carolina State University in the United States. After qualifying as an architect in 2005, Graeme worked in some of the top design led practices in both Scotland and Australia, before going on to establish Graeme Nicholls Architects in 2016.

He also delivers teaching at the University of Strathclyde in design studio, allowing for a strong link between practice and research.

Graeme’s work has been exhibited at the Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Architecture and Design. 





  • Prospect Magazine’s “Rising Star” (Autumn 2008)

  • Alexander “Greek” Thomson Travelling Scholarship (2007)

  • Building Design magazine’s ‘Class of 2003’

  • Arthur Leslie Hamilton Prize (2003)

  • Glasgow Institute of Architects Award (2003)

  • RIBA President’s Medal nominee (2003)

  • RIAS Silver Medal nominee (2003)

  • Glasgow Institute of Architects Award (2003)

  • Professor Charles Gourlay Memorial Prize (2001)

  • Best Design Thesis Strathclyde University (2001)