Nicola Springer

2019 Conference Schedule


Nicola Springer, AIA, LEED® AP
Executive Vice President, Director of PK-12 Projects
Kirksey Architecture

Keynote Speaker, Thursday, Nov. 5


Nicola Springer, AIA, LEED AP, is an Executive Vice President and the Director of pK-12 Projects at Kirksey Architecture. With over 21 years of educational design experience, Nicola believes that architecture and the process of design should inspire creativity, engage all users, and promote a sustainable, healthy and happy existence.

Nicola is an award winning architect – she has been a recipient of AIA Houston’s Ben Brewer Young Architect Award and the Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. Her educational work has also received many accolades including multiple AIA Houston Design Awards and the prestigious TASA/TASB Caudill Award for Texas School Architecture. Most recently Kirksey Architecture received the IIDA/ALA international award for Milby High School Library.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Princeton University and a Master of Architecture from Rice University. Nicola has spoken professionally on the influences and advances of 21st century education at Regional and National Conferences including A4LE National, Gulf Coast Green, The Green School National Conference and the TxA Annual Convention.