Edward O. Nilsson

Principal, Nilsson + Siden Associates, Architects & Planners

Edward O. Nilsson is principal of Nilsson + Siden Associates, Inc., Architects & Planners, in Marblehead, Massachusetts. He received an M.Arch. from Harvard University, a B.Arch. from the Cooper Union, and an MBA from Babson College. Prior to founding his own firm in 1982, Nilsson served as lead project architect for Constitution Quarters at Boston’s Charlestown Navy Yard, an adaptive reuse of the historic former machine shop/forge complex into 367 apartments and garage (with Anderson Notter Finegold). He also served as lead project architect for two mixed-use development projects in Kuwait City, including residential, commercial, office, and parking facilities (with The Architects Collaborative). He is a former instructor in architectural history and case studies at Boston Architectural College, and he has guest lectured at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Salem State University, and Northeastern University.