Staff

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…

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…

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….

Hans Schneider

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….

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…

A Dedication To Robert Peterson

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…

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…

2019 Staff Promotions

Congratulations to our team members! Chris Flatt | Associate Principal Stephanie Surigao | Project Coordinator Jackie Son | Marketing Coordinator

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….