Category: Life @ NKB

Summer Intern Reflection: A Welcoming Environment Makes a Difference

  My journey in growing passion for the architectural industry is atypical compared to those of my classmates. It can be described as planting a seed into unfertile soil waiting for something to grow only to have life shoot up from the ground out of nowhere, gifting you with flowers. That might sound very corny, […]

Written by on September 9, 2021

Summer Intern Reflection: Getting Hands-On Experience with NKB

I started at NKB ready to learn about everything the real world of architecture has to offer but having little hands-on experience in the field. Currently, I am double majoring in architecture and interior design at SUNY Alfred to combine my passion for art and technology into one field. Since NKB has many disciplines under […]

Written by on July 30, 2021

Practice Leader Glenn Woodbury Celebrates 4 Years with NKB!

As a Practice Leader | Architecture, Glenn Woodbury wears many hats! From managing highly complex projects to supervising and mentoring staff to helping grow and develop NKB in the DMV market, Glenn is a key component of driving NKB into the future. This month, to celebrate Glenn’s “work anniversary,” we sat down for a Q&A […]

Written by on June 29, 2021

Jim Resig, Jr. Celebrates 10 Years with NKB!

This month, Jim celebrates his 10th anniversary with NKB! An Engineer In Training, Project Manager, and overall logistics maverick, Jim is a quintessential NKB employee. Innovative. Knowledgeable. And operating with our guiding principles of quality, integrity, and professionalism every day. Whether he is using our drone or laser scanner to perform a condition assessment or […]

Written by on April 13, 2021

Congrats to Newly Licensed Architect Brittany Varengo!

Congratulations to Brittany Varengo on becoming NKB’s newest Architect! Brittany recently attained her licensure and is now registered to practice in New York State. She joins good company as our team’s seventh licensed architect. A key part of the NKB team for nearly 5 years, Brittany has been involved in all phases of design, particularly […]

Written by on January 5, 2021

NKB Cardboard Box Challenge!

Are the cardboard boxes in your house piling up as your online gift and pandemic shopping cranks up? We invite all of our employees, colleagues, and clients to participate in our first-ever Cardboard Box Challenge. For our friendly competition, we want you and your family to take simple cardboard boxes and create something amazing! We […]

Written by on December 14, 2020

So You Want to Be a Licensed Architect: Achieving the Necessary Experience

Your educational background is incredibly important, but the real lessons come when you start working in the field. Whether it’s a construction company, architecture firm, landscape architecture office, or a related field, the real-life experience is invaluable. Utilize Your Resources The first source that I highly suggest is NCARB’s website. Many states require an individual […]

Written by on November 20, 2020

Senior Designer Jessica Celebrates 10 Years with NKB!

This month, Senior Designer Jessica Sappington celebrates 10 years with NKB! An integral part of our team, Jessica lives by our values and is committed to our number one priority: client service. We’ve interviewed her for an employee spotlight so that you can learn more about Jessica and her journey with NKB. How long have […]

Written by on November 11, 2020

So You Want to be a Licensed Architect: Determing Your Education Path

Determining Your Education Path With thousands of schools across the country and hundreds of programs, choosing a school for your architectural degree is no easy task. There are so many questions that go through your head, quickly becoming overwhelming. Where do you want to go to school? Does the state you want to get licensed […]

Written by on October 15, 2020

It’s Time to Give Back!

Join us in our first donation drive-thru to benefit the Samaritan Center As an organization, NKB feels a deep commitment to giving back to our community and serving those in need. Before the pandemic, our team dutifully volunteered as sandwich makers for the Samaritan Center every month. To keep our promise to the Samaritan Center, […]

Written by on September 30, 2020