We are client-focused. We listen, and respond with smart, informed solutions.

We focus on creating progressive places that are atmospheric and spatially rewarding.

We have an efficient, seamless process that includes planning, design and production, all performed at an equally high level.

We are a passionate community of people who believe in honest collaboration.

We endeavor to make the world better and enhance people’s lives through the environments we create.

We are a leader in architecture that will surprise you with new, unexpected ideas.

We have fun in the serious world of architecture.

James C. Lord II

Partner, CEO

Architect, AIA

Rick Romito

Partner, COO/CFO

Lee Norsworthy

Partner, Director of Architecture

Architect

Mark Danley

Partner, Director of Architecture

Architect

Luma Jaffar

Partner, Director of Architecture

Architect, AIA, RIBA, LEED AP

Brian Henley

Partner, Director of Design

Architect, AIA, LEED AP

Chelsea Lavell

Partner, Director of Interior Design

NCIDQ, RID

awards

2018

Lawyer International – Global Awards

Nevada & Architectural Services Company of the Year 2018 - West USA

Corporate USA Today

Best Sports Facility Design: Athletic Training Center, Bishop Gorman High School - Nevada

Corporate USA Today

Architectural Services Company of the Year 2018 - West USA

BUILD Award

Best Education Services Interior Design Firm - Western USA

Lawyer International

Best Hospitality Architecture Firm – South West USA

Las Vegas Architects

Top 10 Best Restaurant Architects in Las Vegas

2017

AI Global

Best Architectural Services Company - West USA

2016

AIA Nevada Citation Award

RTC Transit UNLV Transfer Station

American School & University - Outstanding Designs:

Sports Stadiums/Athletic Facilities for Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School Crusader Competition Center

2014

McGraw-Hill Construction/ENR California

Best Sports/Entertainment Project for Graton Resort & Casino

2012

American School & University

Outstanding Design for Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School Chapel and Performing Arts Center

American School & University

Interior Showcase Outstanding Designs Auditoriums/Music Rooms for Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School Chapel and Performing Arts Center

UNLV Sidney Award

George Garlock, Founding Partner

2011

2010

National Trust For Historic Preservation - 2010 Preservation Honor Award

Historic 5th Street School

American School & University - Outstanding Designs: High Schools

Bishop Gorman Catholic High School

2009

AIA Collaborative Award

Historic 5th Street School Renovation

NCMA/ICPI Design Award of Excellence – Commercial

Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School Chapel and Performing Arts Center

2008

AIA Honor Design Award

Historic 5th Street School Renovation

American School & University - Outstanding Design: High Schools

Bishop Gorman Catholic High School

Southwest Contractor - Best of 2008 Nevada Award

Historic 5th Street School Renovation

2007

TOBY Building of the Year

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department-MetroComm

2006

NAIOP Spotlight Awards - Merit Award Recipient

Southern Nevada Safety Service Center

2005

Southwest Contractor Best of 2005

Forum Shops at Caesars

Southwest Contractor Best of 2005

Mesa Grill at the Forum Shops

Southwest Contractor Best of 2005

The Spiral Escalators at the Forum Shops

2004

NAIOP Spotlight Award

Kens Foods

NAIOP Spotlight Award

Las Vegas City Hall Expansion

2003

AIA Citation Design Award

Las Vegas City Hall Expansion

AIA Citation Design Award

South Strip Transfer Terminal

AIA Merit Design Award

Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain

Best of Las Vegas 2003, Las Vegas Review-Journal Editor’s Choice, Best Non-Hotel Architecture

Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain

2002

Southwest Contractor’s Magazine Editor’s Choice Award

Desert Orthopedic Surgery Center

2001

AIA Nevada Honor Award

Serenity Hall Memorial Chapel, Boy Scout Reservation on Mt. Potosi, NV

NAIOP Spotlight Award – Best in Building

Market Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain

2000

AIA Nevada Architectural Firm Award Winner

American School & University - Portfolio for Educational AIA Design Excellence Award – BUILT

Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain

Douglas County Planning Commission Excellence in Design for Community Significance

Genoa Main Post Office, Genoa, NV

Las Vegas 100

Listed in the top 100 privately held Las Vegas Companies

1999

AIA Las Vegas Merit Award

Genoa Main Post Office, Genoa, NV

1998

USPS A/E Expo Design Competition, Design Award

United States Postal Service, Red rock Station, St. George, UT

1996

AIA Honor Design Award

Non-Ferrous Bolt & Manufacturing Company, Office/Warehouse

1993

American School and University - Educational Design Excellence

Thomas Beam Engineering Complex, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Selected for Exhibit by National School Boards Association with AIA

Rod Lee Bigelow Health Sciences Building, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

1991

American School & University Portfolio for Educational - Design Excellence

Rod Lee Bigelow Health Sciences Building, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Nevada Silver Award for Commercial Architecture

Thomas Beam Engineering Complex, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

1990

AIA Nevada Merit Award

Thomas Beam Engineering Complex, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

American Association of School Administrators Exhibition of School Architecture

Virgin Valley High School, Virgin Valley, NV

American School & University-Educational Design Excellence

Virgin Valley High School, Virgin Valley, NV

1988

Masonry & Tile Contractors of Southern Nevada Design Awards

Desert Radiologists Medical Office Building, Las Vegas, NV