corrections

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….

Napa Re-Entry Facility

Napa County Re-Entry Facility

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Napa County Re-Entry project occurred with pomp and circumstance on Friday, February 1st and included the Chief of Probation, Chief of Corrections, Members of the Napa County Board of Supervisors, as well as distinguished members…

Program Focused Transitional Housing

Program Focused Transitional Housing

Napa County has entered an era of significant change relative to the incarceration of inmates in their justice system. They, like many other Counties throughout the State of California, were forced to reevaluate their programs and processes with the implementation…

Cruising into Jail Construction

Cruising into Jail Construction

In November of last year, I had the pleasure of taking a vacation on a cruise ship to the Caribbean. It was a wonderful experience and I had a great time! With all of that free time and a rested…

LEED Gold in Corrections Facilities

LEED Gold in Corrections Facilities

The topics of sustainable design, LEED® certification and environmentally responsible buildings seem to be commonplace in architecture and design language these days. For Nacht & Lewis, these topics are even more intriguing when faced with the challenge of implementing them…

2013 Best Green New Construction Award

2013 Best Green New Construction Award

In June of 2013, Nacht & Lewis worked together with all of the Design-Bid-Build partners to complete the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation’s California Men’s Colony, 50-Bed Mental Health Crisis Facility project. On track to receive a LEED Gold Certification,…

CDCR CA Medical Facility in Vacaville Awarded LEED Silver

CDCR CA Medical Facility in Vacaville Awarded LEED Silver

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) 64-bed inpatient mental health treatment facility at California Medical Facility (CMF) in Vacaville has been awarded LEED Silver! You can read more about the facility and award on CDCR Today.