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    Osborn and NAC|Architecture Join Forces
    Osborn and NAC|Architecture Join Forces
    Osborn and NAC|Architecture have merged our firms to present more robust services, deeper expertise, and a diversity of talent for clients and community partners with whom we engage as integral participants in the design process. Osborn and NAC|Architecture together equals a national, full-service firm dedicated to excellence in sustainable master planning, architecture, interiors, landscape, engineering, environmental graphics, construction administration, and graphic design. NAC|Architecture in Los Angeles is led by principals Helena Jubany, FAIA, Timothy A. Ballard, AIA, and Michael Pinto, AIA.
    Press Release
    NAC|Architecture Announces Leadership Progression
    Bruce Blackmer and Dana Harbaugh
    NAC|Architecture’s next step in its leadership progression plan positions Dana Harbaugh, AIA as President and CEO of NAC and Bruce Blackmer, FAIA as Chairman of the Board.

    “Dana is a passionate design provocateur and in his prior role of Chief Practice Officer, focused on raising our quality of design, client advocacy and project delivery” explains Blackmer. “As a 20 year veteran in our culture of integrating clients into our uniquely participatory design process, Dana leads by example.” Dana continues his leadership role on a diverse mix of projects such as Rockwood Retirement Community’s Summit Tower, Montana State University’s Student Housing Expansion and North Central High School’s STEM Addition.

    During Blackmer’s 11 years as CEO, NAC’s organizational structure was redesigned, offices were added in California and Colorado, and the firm rose to Architect Magazine’s Top 50 firms in the United States. Harbaugh noted that “We will continue to benefit from Bruce’s breadth of expertise in organizational structure and strategic expansion to grow NAC’s reach. Bruce’s continued leadership allows me to stay deeply engaged in delivering our services.”

    These leadership role transitions further demonstrate NAC|Architecture’s commitment to continuity and the teamwork needed to deliver national talent through professionals within the local communities we serve from a network of offices in the western United States. NAC|Architecture creates innovative environments for learning, healing and human development.
    NAC|Architecture Recognized as One of Top Four Places to Work Among Architects Nationwide
    ZweigWhite 2014 Best Firms to Work For
    NAC|Architecture has been named the #4 “Best Architecture Firm To Work For” in the U.S. for 2014 by ZweigWhite, a national management consulting and research firm. The annual list, on which NAC|Architecture has previously been included, identifies outstanding employers based on their commitment to provide a positive work environment and challenging and interesting work opportunities for their staff members. The ranking is based on the results of a comprehensive survey of workplace practices and an independent survey of employees.
    Project Highlights
     
    Redington Junior/Senior High School, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District - Knik, Alaska
    Redington Junior/Senior High School
    Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District - Knik, Alaska
    The design of this project specifically evokes community and connection to the site - both significant goals for this school district.   Read more ...
    New Residence Hall, Montana State University, Bozeman
    New Residence Hall
    Montana State University, Bozeman
    The design of MSU’s New Residence Hall emphasizes place-making for both the residents and the entire campus neighborhood.  Read more ...
    New Residence Hall, Montana State University, Bozeman
    Secondary Learning Center
    Renton School District - Renton, Washington
    The Secondary Learning Center is an integrated, project-based learning environment in which staff work as a team to identify each student’s unique needs and personally empower each student to grow and mature.  Read more ...