Katherine Lord 

AIA, LEED AP, Principal

Katherine Lord has decades of experience as an architect specializing in educational (university and K - 12), healthcare, and retirement projects. As one of the Principals at Lord Architecture, Kathy is an established and successful Principal/Manager who closely works with the owner to achieve successful projects. She also insures the quality of the projects by working closely with the design team, the approving agencies, CDE, APSC, and DSA, as well as the consultants and contractors. She has a proven track record with understanding the balance required to complete successful projects that addresses the owner's needs, design, code implications, energy usage, and construction. She has been on many teams that have included the contractor and their team from the very beginning of a project. Her LEED accreditation has formalized the work she has been practicing since 1973, which is to advocate sustainable design elements that are cost effective and fit with the owner's current desires and long-term maintenance requirement.


R. Bennett Lord Jr.


Bennett Lord also has achieved several decades of experience specializing in educational facilities, religious institutions, large commercial and residential developments, and diverse government buildings. Bennett is involved in coordinating client's project needs and with the associated consultants, artists and craftsmen, plus public local and state agencies. His responsibilities include all phases of master planning, programming and feasibility studies, schematic design, design development, construction administration, and project management. His projects include new construction, building modernization, and renovation of historic structures.


Kai S. Fishman

RA, NCARB, PLA, CLARB, LEED AP BD+C, Architect/Landscape Architect

Kai Fishman has 20 years of experience in the architectural and landscape design industry. His experience ranges across public works, bus and rail transit, health care, hospitality, single family and multifamily residential, mixed use, restaurants, and religious institutions. Kai specializes in finding practical solution to real world challenges that improve our everyday lives. He believes all architecture and landscape architecture should be sustainable regardless of code requirements or LEED target. He has extensive experience working with clients from early programming stage through completion of construction of their project.  Kai is a licensed architect and licensed landscape architect holding licenses in the states of California and Hawaii, national certificates from NCARB and CLARB, and is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction (LEED AP BD+C).

Luis Jaramillo

Luis Jaramillo has 5 years of experience in production and coordination for the design and construction of various types of public and private facilities. Luis' project experience in include K - 12 schools, residential, industrial buildings, and health care. Luis is responsible for technical design, preparation using BIM software of construction documents, presentation drawing and illustrations, consultant coordination, and construction  coordination. He has successful experience in working with DSA, OSHPD, and other public institutions.