Rick Nelson, AIA, is an Architecture Practice Leader and Maine Licensed Architect for the Knickerbocker Group

Rick graduated from the Norwich University School of Architecture in Vermont in 1998 with his degree in Architecture. Prior to joining us at Knickerbocker Group, Rick managed a $22 million residential design project for MBNA. Commercially, his range covers bank and shopping center design to a community theater renovation and a shopping center conversion to offices for the State of Maine.

More recently, Rick’s cutting edge designs, coupled with his bold ideas led him to create an energy efficient, passive solar, green home of his own. His groundbreaking concepts have included design studies for L.L. Bean’s Little Flying Point Kayak Center & Outdoor Discovery Schools, Sheepscot Harbour Village & Resort and the Visitor’s Center – part of the Waterfront Redevelopment at Gardiner, Maine.

Since joining us at Knickerbocker Group, Rick manages teams of architects, designers and sub-consultants to execute some of our most interesting projects such as a $15 million design-build residential compound.

Rick’s primary focus in high performance green buildings has opened unique opportunities in resort, neighborhood development, commercial facility and homeowner architectural design… leading the green way to the future for Knickerbocker Group.

Recipient of a 2019 AIA Maine Design Award for Stoneview Barn