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90 Seconds with David, Hector, Brandon, and Arnold– Welcome!

With the summer heat kicking in, we welcome some new crew members! In Austin, we said hello to Project Designer Hector Arenas (HA;) originally from Aguascalientes (aka “Hot Springs”), Mexico. Further west, our Arizona studio opened the doors for Project Specialist David Rodriguez (DR,) coming all the way from the renown Aztec lands of Mexico City and Architect Brandon Taylor (BT) from “the City of Trees” and “finger steaks” (Boise, UT.) Last, but not least, we warmly welcome back Project Specialist Arnold Orozco (AO) who comes from a “newer” Mexico (Deming, NM). To all four of you, welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are really excited to have you around, finally!

Click the “+” to find out more about their favorite architectural works (The Portland Building, maybe?) along with the main reasons that architecture inspires them, and yes… their favorite pool floats!

PS. Don’t forget to wear sunblock!

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90 Seconds with Daniel, Aseel, Emmanuel, and Zhe– Welcome!

Say hello to the newest crew members to join our Arizona studio; Angeleno Architect and true Bears fan Daniel Gottlieb (DG,) Project Specialist Emmanuel Lesser (EL) all the way from “The Nutmeg State” (Connecticut,) and last but not least, we welcome back our once Intern, now Master Graduate Aseel Baarimah (AB.) Joining our Austin, Texas studio, we also welcome Senior Design Architect Zhe Wang (ZW) (pronounced “Z”). To all four of you, welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are really excited to shake your hand and greet you this July!

Click here to find out which of new crew members will be grilling the hotdogs or lighting the fireworks, who will be watching them from the Princess Resort, or even munching a green bean popsicle.

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90 Seconds with Liz, Alondra, Doug, and Adriano– Welcome!

We are happy to introduce you to our newest crew members who have just joined our Arizona studio; say hello to Tucsonan Liz Gorman (LG,) Mexican at heart, Alondra Ramos (AR,) Doug Ahmann (DA) hailing from “Magic City” (Aka Minot, ND!)and, last but not least, Phoenician Adriano Vengechea(JJ). To all four of you, welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are really excited to meet you in person very, very soon.

Read below to find out more about our new crew and see what renowned architect they decided to commission for a one-of-a-kind pool in their backyard . (Sorry, Le Corbusier didn’t make the cut!)

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90 SECONDS with Seth and Christopher – Welcome!

We are happy to introduce you to our newest crew members; fresh to our Arizona studio we welcome Project Specialist […and shall I say Photographer?] Seth Good (SG); along with Brit-American architect Christopher Day (CD) who was literally on the move to join our Austin office during the Holiday Break. To both of you, welcome […]

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90 SECONDS with Chris and Leo – Welcome!

This spring, we’ve opened our Austin doors to a couple of talented Texan folks! We are happy to introduce you to Senior Architect and motorcyclist (vroooooom, vroom…) Chris Rice (CR,) along with UToA Longhorn fan and designer (and musician?) Leo Sanchez (LS.) We’d like to shake their hands, but we’ll keep some distance and stay safe (so, we send a virtual shake 🤝). To both of you, welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are thrilled to have you around as part of our team; let’s plan, draw, design, and make exciting things together!

Take 90 seconds to find out which of our new crew members is painting Easter eggs while drinking a glass of wine, and which one is using his camouflage to hide from this pandemic virus.

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90 SECONDS with Evan, Heather, Richard, and Nelson – Welcome!

Allllllllll aboard! We are happy to introduce you to our newest crew members; the Californian-at-heart Evan Ward (EW) joins the Arizona team, along with three Texas crew members; say hello to Texan Admin Controller Heather Lewis (HL), Cali-Hongkonger Architect Richard Gan (RG), and from 30°11′31″N 98°05′07″W (30.191998, -98.085382), designer and maker Nelson Smith (NS). To all four of you; welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are excited to begin a new decade working with you!

Take 90 seconds and find out which of our new crew members has a Duck Tape + cardboard Doctorate, who might be strolling for gold in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, and last, can you guess who is bringing Doraemon to a deserted island to help build a bug-free oasis?

Click the [+] to find out more about the crew and what they said in their interviews!

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90 SECONDS with Anna, Kevin, Dan, and Jerry – Welcome!

We are happy to introduce you to our newest Austin crew members; all the way from polska ziemia, Anna Niespielak (AN), and from not so far away, former Chicagoan Kevin Jele (KJ). And from our Scottsdale office, we welcome to Architects Dan Watson (DW) and Jerry Park (JP). To all four of you; welcome to Nelsen Partners, we are […]

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90 SECONDS with Amy, Brittany, Adam, and Heather – Welcome!

We are happy to welcome back one of our longtime Austinite Architects: Amy Coulston (AC,) and from the Arizona office we welcome Brittany Swasey (BS,) Adam Kogan (AK,) and Heather Graham (HG). To all four of you; welcome to Nelsen Partners, we are so happy to have you on our team!

Take 90 seconds and find out which of our new crew members is getting ready for Area 51 festivities, who is a retired Curling Pro, who can make their eyebrow dance, and last, who do you think can play a ukulele while devouring some S’mores?

Read below for the full interviews!

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90 SECONDS with Aaron, Brandon, Gene, and Josh – Welcome!

We are happy to welcome our newest Arizona folks: Aaron Escamilla (AE), Brandon Powell (BP), Gene Wowk (GW), and Josh Pentland (JP). To all four of you; welcome to Nelsen Partners, we are so happy to have you on our team!

Sunlight in Arizona is still powerful anytime of the year! Don’t forget to wear sunscreen, it’s hot out there in the Sonoran Desert. Read below for more and stay sun safe!

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90 SECONDS WITH LINDSAY, MATT AND SANDRA – CONGRATS TO THE NEW ASSOCIATES!

We are excited to announce and celebrate our newest Associates – Lindsay Abati (LA,) Matt Beaton (MB,) and Sandra Saldaña (SS)!

Lindsay, Matt, and Sandra will join our firm’s leadership team from the Austin studio. Take a minute to learn which of them doesn’t like (spoiler alert!) the Eames Lounge Chair, who’s a post-it addict, who’s taking the whole studio to Amsterdam for a field trip, and which of them brought in some new fur-chitects into our studio. Find out more below!

Warning: Don’t read if you haven’t had lunch.

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