Staff

Staff Spotlight: Kaeli Asche

We are excited to introduce our new Marketing Assistant, Kaeli Asche! How long have you been with N&L? I just started at Nacht & Lewis on July 5th, 2022. I recently graduated from Sacramento State! Do you have any pets?…

Staff Spotlight: Shannon Griswold, Associate AIA

We are delighted to announce the newest member to the Nacht & Lewis team, Design Technician Shannon Griswold! How long have you been with N&L? I’ve been with N&L since June 1st. What’s your favorite type of cuisine?  Italian, the…

Administrative Professionals Day

A successful business cannot be without the administrative staff that supports the everyday operations of our firm. There are a multitude of job functions that fall under administration. From tracking expenses to enhancing the client’s experience, these group of professionals…

Road to Becoming an Architect

Fall of 2007, I chose to go to University of Nebraska without a clear understanding of what I wanted to study. When enrolling into my first semester courses, I was afraid that I would never decide on a major and…

Staff Spotlight: Alexander Gonzalez

Join us in welcoming Nacht & Lewis newest intern, Alexander Gonzalez! Get to know Alexander better through this quick questionnaire. 1. How long have you been with N&L? I have been a Nacht & Lewis architectural student intern since June…

The Power of I Can

One of the most powerful lessons I have ever learned from a mentor in the architectural industry was to enter every situation with an attitude of ‘I can.’ Not until every avenue and opportunity has been exhausted would I consider…

Staff Spotlight: Roger Davis

  Nacht & Lewis is pleased to welcome our newest team member, Project Manager, Roger Davis. 1. How long have you been with N&L?  Since November 16, 2020. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Italian food, I love pasta!…

Inktober

This year, Nacht & Lewis challenged our staff to sketch throughout the month of October as part of the Inktober challenge. In 2009, illustrator Jake Parker created this famous challenge which encouraged artist to share their drawings and improve their…

Staff Spotlight: T.N. Tzeo

      Nacht & Lewis is pleased to welcome our newest team member, Project Coordinator, T.N. Tzeo! 1. How long have you been with N&L? Since July 1st. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? I just like food…

In The Life of a Project Architect

The tasks of a Project Architect may vary day by day; it involves collaborating with clients, subconsultants, contractors, and colleagues on multiple projects. Each day, they are faced with addressing projects in different phases through creative thinking, planning and problem…

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…

In Memory of John Wong

On April 15th, we mourn the loss of John Wong. With over 20+ years at Nacht & Lewis, Wong had a lasting impact on our firm as the Principal Architect for our correction market. His extensive expertise expands across multiple…

The Builder/Architect Relationship: Things to Remember to Make It Work

Before entering the architecture industry, I began my career as a union carpenter building custom homes and commercial projects. I worked with architects, engineers, and consultants discussing plan sets and specifications. During that period, I was able to obtain a…

Designing for Wellness

When designing, architects always think about the effects that architecture may have on the people that use and interact with our buildings and spaces. The experience can vary depending on the intent of the structure. For example, a sacred space should elicit…

The Process of a Designer

“You don’t just design buildings, you design details, you design execution… you design the entire process”. – Bob Borson, lifeofanarchitect.com I was recently asked about “design” and what the process entails.  While the notion of “design” is something achieved and…

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…

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…