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What We Do

Designing innovative solutions with integrity and dedication, one client at a time.

Nacht & Lewis has played an important role in shaping the skyline of Sacramento and Northern California for over 96 years. As a full service design firm, we utilize a team approach combined with our experience, creative problem solving and innovative ideas to achieve excellent design and exceptional client service. We are sensitive to the environment, take the time to understand our client’s needs and develop a well thought-out program for each project we undertake. Through all of this, the most important element is continual collaboration with the design team, consultants, client and stakeholders throughout the design process, allowing Nacht & Lewis to create solutions that best represent the values and goals which are most important to our clients.

We offer a full array of planning, design and administrative services customized to every client and project including:

Design & Planning

    Vision Building
  • Strategic Planning
  • Multi-Agency Facilitation
  • Building Code Authorship/Advocacy
  • Client/Project Marketing
  • Community Outreach
  • Facility Condition Assessments
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Needs Assessments
  • Pre-Design
  • Code Analysis
  • Site Analysis
  • Programming
  • Criteria Documents
  • Concept Design
  • Interior Planning
  • Design Vision
  • Design-Build/Bridging
  • LEED Consultation/Planning
  • Code Advocacy
  • Design & Documentation
  • Interior Design
  • Exterior Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Detailing & Constructability
  • Accessibility Compliance & CASp Certification Specifications
  • Cost Estimating & Value Engineering
  • Review Agency Management

Bidding & Construction

  • Bid Phase Management
  • Comprehensive Construction Administration
  • Agency Closeout
  • Post Occupancy Evaluations

Delivery Methods

Architectural design and construction technology is rapidly advancing and client needs are becoming more sophisticated. This trend is shifting the programming, design and construction of our work to require the architect to coordinate with larger and larger teams. Nacht & Lewis has built a substantial portfolio of experience with many diverse types of project delivery methods, including:

• Design-Build
• Design-Bid-Build

• CM at Risk
• Integrated Project Delivery

• Lease/Leaseback
• Public Private Partnership (P3)

Choosing the right delivery method for each project is critical to meeting project objectives and we can work with you to identify and coordinate the right type of delivery method to meet the needs of your project. Contact us to discuss your project today.