Nicholas Musso founded Musso Architects in 1983. He graduated from Washington University With a Masters of Architecture and Urban Design in 1974 following a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Tulane University in 1972. He has conducted research in the use of environmental simulations in architectural design and the integration of technology with buildings. Mr. Musso has taught architecture at the University of Houston, the University of Florida, Louisiana State University, the University of Arkansas, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Throughout his career Mr. Musso has developed a wide ranging expertise with specialties in restaurants and hospitality, healthcare, residential, historic renovations, restoration work and exhibit design. Additionally Mr. Musso has provided planning and masterplanning services for institutional clients and at a community scale. Recent independent practice has included a number of historic renovations for which Mr. Musso was able to achieve 50% funding for his clients through Historic Tax Credits.

In addition to independent practice, Mr. Musso serves as a Commissioner on the Vieux Carré Commission, tasked with safeguarding the structures of the Historic French Quarter in New orleans.

Mr. Musso holds active Architectural Licenses in the States of Louisiana and Florida and holds inactive licenses in the States of Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi.

Mr Musso is a LEED Accredited Professional. He was one of the founders of the Louisiana Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.