Chris Lujan, AIA, LEED GA


Chris is licensed architect. He is a graduate from the master of architecture program at UNLV, with an emphasis in sustainable and environmental design.

He has extensive experience in developing and implementing natural lighting studies, building performance case studies, and design development through the application of design like Ecotect and Revit Architecture.

As a student, Chris participated in the Natural Energies Advanced Technologies Laboratory which promotes sustainability research that integrates natural phenomena, local resources, and traditions into the design and operation of buildings, while considering their interrelationship with the environment through the use of appropriate technologies.

As project designer, Chris will use his technical skills to test site and building massing options, create programmatic floor plan and circulation diagrams, as well as develop two and three dimensional graphics and presentation aids.

Master of Architecture, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2008)
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, University of New Mexico (2005)

Professional Registration
Licensed Architect (Nevada)
Associate, American Institute of Architects

Community Outreach
AIA Nevada State Government Network Representative
AIA ArchiPAC Emerging Professionals Committee Chair
Future Academy Facilities Chair
University of New Mexico Alumni Board

Select Experience
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Student Union Expansion Feasibility Study
University of Nevada, Reno Sinclair Building Adaptive Re-Use
Clark County School District Lincoln Elementary School Replacement
The Revenant Mixed-Use Development
Regional Transportation Commission Bus Shelter Design
McCarran Airport Satellite D Terminal Northwest Expansion
Otay Mesa Land Port of Entry
248 West First Street Renovation and Java Jungle, Jungle Vino Renovation
Downtown Reno Truckee Lane Building Renovation
Virginian Hotel Re-Branding and Modernization Study
Henriksen/Butler Downtown Reno Showroom
Douglas County Community and Senior Center
Truckee Fire Protection District Mogul Fire Station No. 35
Churchill County Historic High School Modernization
Lyon County School District Intermediate School
Lyon County School District Elementary School
Placer County Animal Shelter
Churchill County Sixth Grade Academy