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Baking & Architecture

My grandmother owned a small bakery on an island in the Philippines. I remember her waking up at 4 am to knead batches of dough with great effort. Pan de sal was her specialty, which translates to salt bread. Locals…

Staff Spotlight: Alex Balais

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 with projects…

architecture talk

Architecture Talk – A Language of Its Own

Architecture comes from a deep-rooted culture and long history, commonly assessed through visual terms and subject to perception. When speaking to an architect, you begin to pick up on words that are uncommon. Like all professions, architects have their own…

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…

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…

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…

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…

CASI’s 2nd Annual Summit

The Accessibility Codes and Standards Community gathered at the Disney Hotel for a two day event for expert-level CASps, building officials, architects and inspectors.

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….

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.

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…

Staff Spotlight: Jackie Son

Say hello to Jackie Son, the newest member to the Marketing Department at Nacht & Lewis! 1. What is your job at Nacht & Lewis and how long have you been doing it? I started five months ago as the…

Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Smith

Say hello to Stephanie Smith, our newest staff member at Nacht & Lewis! 1. What is your job at Nacht & Lewis and how long have you been doing it? Senior Project Coordinator. I have been with N&L since January…

Drowning Accident Rescue Team (DART)

Last December, my son Grant and I joined Sacramento’s Drowning Accident Rescue Team (DART). On May 13th, we were certified as Swift Water Rescue Technicians. It was a tough course, but a lot of fun and very rewarding. It all…

Leonard F. Starks and His Watercolors

Leonard F. Starks and His Watercolors

Leonard F. Starks was the original founder of Nacht & Lewis in 1922. Here’s a brief spotlight on our founder and his love for watercolor painting.  As one of the leading architects in Sacramento throughout the 1920’s, up until his…

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to every dad, daddy, father, papa, dada, grandpa, granddad, uncle, step-dad, and father figure! We appreciate you!! Ode to a father…The man who teaches you how to be a man. And I am not talking about being macho….

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day!

This weekend we are celebrating the women in our lives who have helped us become who we are today. Mom, mother, mama, ma, mommy, or whatever term of endearment you choose, here are some words of gratitude from our staff here…

Get to Know the President : Mike Parrott, AIA

Get to Know the President : Mike Parrott, AIA

Who in Architecture do you admire? Why? My favorite architect is Santiago Calatrava. He is both an artist and a structural engineer which makes his projects very expressive. What companies do you admire? Why? I like Clif Bar. The owner…