Architectural Drawing
Assistant Professor


Sarah Nichols is a doctoral fellow and lecturer at ETH Zurich, where she is working on a history of concrete in Switzerland. 

Sarah works independently as an architectural designer on buildings and urban-scale projects. Her current work includes a soon-to-be completed weekend house in Germany's Black Forest, together with Nils Havelka, and a house for boat builders in Kerikeri, New Zealand. 

Sarah is the editor of Rematerializing Construction: 22 Propositions and Reform! Essays on the Political Economy of Urban Form, together with Marc Angélil. Essays on, respectively, whale taxidermy and the Swiss cement cartel have been published in San Rocco and Grey Room

She holds an Advanced Master of Architecture from the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. 


  • Adv. M.Arch., Berlage Institute
  • B.Sc.Arch., University of Michigan

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