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Staff Spotlight: Alex Balais, Assoc. AIA

Nacht & Lewis is pleased to welcome our newest team member, Senior Project Coordinator, Alex Balais. 1. How long have you been with N&L? As an employee, I started officially on September 27th, but I have been working as a consultant for N&L for a few months. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Japanese, Thai and of course Filipino food! 3. Do you have any pets? None at the …Read More

Art-chitecture

Designing with Functionality Architecture plays an important role in our lives. The physical infrastructure is something that we are confronted with every day. We share an apartment or a house with our family and if we are lucky, we are able to have our own bedroom to feel safe and explore the world from. We receive our education in buildings specifically designed to support learning and receive health exams in …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Jeff Janssen

Nacht & Lewis is pleased to present our newest team member, Senior Project Coordinator, Jeff Janssen. 1. How long have you been with N&L? Started last month. 2. What do you do in your downtime? (Cook? Ski? Play sports?) Play music. I’m the drummer in a funk/RnB band but love to play just about anything. Woodworking and baseball are on my list as well. 3. What’s your favorite part of …Read More

We Wheelie Love to Bike!

Dust off your bikes because May is Bike Month! The League of American Bicyclists established Bike Month in 1956, an annual celebration that encourages biking as the main form of transportation. This is an opportunity for everyone to demonstrate the positive impacts that bicycling has for the environment and our well being. With the introduction of bike rentals, such as JUMP, and improvements on new bike lanes throughout the Sacramento …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Yevgenia Watts

Join us in welcoming Yevgenia Watts, the newest Senior Project Coordinator to our team! 1. How long have you been with N&L? I started Monday, May 6, 2019. 2. Do you speak any other languages?  Yes! Ukrainian, Russian, a little Polish and German. I’m learning Danish after visiting Copenhagen this year. 3. What do you do in your downtime? I do figure drawings, travel and spend time with my kids. …Read More

Making A Difference In The Community

Among the many associations and organizations that meet our professional desires, Nacht & Lewis takes pride in serving our community by volunteering. About 17 months ago, I joined the Sacramento Sheriff’s Drowning Accident Rescue Team (DART) with my son Grant. It was a way I could use my skills as a diver and boater to help out a great organization. The rivers are a wonderful amenity for Sacramento but also …Read More

In Memory of Hans Schneider, AIA

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Hans Schneider on March 19th. Hans’ 50+ year history with Nacht & Lewis began in August of 1962, when he was hired on as a Draughtsman and Project Coordinator. During his time with the firm, he contributed his technical skill and knowledge to all of the firm’s markets, but ultimately became the firm’s criminal justice facilities specialist. His most …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Vu Nguyen

Say hello to Vu Nguyen, the newest member of the marketing team! 1. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Love, love, Asian cuisines (Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, etc.) and of course pizza. 2. What do you do in your downtime?  I like to experiment with photography, cook and binge watch whatever is trending on Netflix. 3. What is your dream vacation? My dream vacation is to travel across Europe and Asia. Mainly to …Read More

A Dedication to Robert Petersen

“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow On January 30th,  the Nacht & Lewis staff, along with members of his family, celebrated the life of Robert Petersen who passed suddenly on September 29th, 2018. Our newly dedicated “Robert Petersen Conference Room” serves as a reminder of his legacy and what he gave to the firm, his profession as an architect, …Read More

Get to Know the New Accessibility Market

Introducing A New Market My name is Eric Sifuentes, and I am excited to introduce the new market sector! As a Certified Access Specialist (CASp), subject matter expert and newly licensed architect, I will be leading the accessibility market. This market focuses on the following services: Architectural services for accessibility alterations Facility assessments ADA transition plans CASp consulting Many years ago, Nacht & Lewis began working with State and local …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Alex Rodriguez

Now introducing Alex Rodriguez, the newest designer to join Nacht & Lewis! 1. How long have you been with N&L? Since August 1st. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Love, love Asian cuisines (Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, etc.) and of course pizza. 3. Do you have any pets? Yes, I have a Japanese Chin.  His name is Cody and he is 13 years old. 4. Do you speak any other languages?  Yes, …Read More

Celebrating Mike Corrick’s Retirement

As the year comes to an end, Mike Corrick will be retiring after 23 years with the firm.  We hosted a celebration, in honor of his retirement at the Sutter Club with many of his colleagues. We could not thank him enough for all that he has done for Nacht & Lewis, he embodies integrity and hard work. Mike has worked on public and private projects with over 40 years …Read More

In Memory of Bob Petersen, AIA

It is with great sadness that we at Nacht & Lewis mourn the sudden passing of Bob Petersen, AIA. Bob was a Senior Project Manager with the firm and his career included many significant projects. Among those were the Robert Matsui Federal Courthouse and Sutter Medical Center. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Lynn and his family. Bob was a good man, a mentor, and great friend to …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Surigao

Meet Stephanie Surigao, Healthcare’s newest team member!   1. How long have you been with N&L? I’ve been with N&L for about two months. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Japanese and Mediterranean. 3. Do you have any pets? Yes, I have a Shih Tzu dog named Bella. 4. What do you do in your downtime?  I cook and workout at the gym. 5. If you weren’t a Senior …Read More