Showing posts from November, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving!

Sparkflight Studios is thankful to have had the opportunity to contribute to the effort by Builders United to provide meals to families for Thanksgiving.   Wishing you and your families a heartwarming Thanksgiving!    

Thank you to our Veterans!

Veteran's Day Sparkflight Studios is thankful for our Veteran’s and organizations that support Veteran businesses like the Southern Nevada Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Thank you Lester Lumbad for your service and support! photo courtesy of Lumbad

Natalie Perez

 Welcome Natalie Perez   Sparkflight Studios (SFS) is excited to welcome one of our newest members to the team, Natalie Perez.  Natalie brings a green thumb to the firm having earned her Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She said, "I like to work for a smaller firm, you get to experience the project from start to finish. I was attracted to SFS as I appreciate the mission statement* and the creativity of public art in the portfolio."   Natalie was drawn to architecture as she believes landscape architecture is the overarching view of design and planning out spaces in nature, and architecture  is the way to connect people with the indoor and outdoor experience. She looks forward to learning more about the technical aspect of architecture and the constructibility of buildings.     Women in the architecture and landscape industry are Natalie's greatest influences, she said, "they have paved the way for other wo

Gabrielle Fernandez

 Welcome Gabrielle Fernandez A passion for people and our environment describes Gabrielle (Gabi) Fernandez, Sparkflight Studios (SFS) newest addition to the team. Gabi came to SFS after finishing her master's degree in architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) this spring. She said, "I was drawn to the firm as it is led by a woman and the portfolio of work shows a commitment to sustainability and community."     Gabi said her greatest influencers were her professors at UNLV. She took several courses with Eric Strain who is also a principal at the firm assemblageSTUDIO and Gabi said, "he brought his passion and love of architecture to the students." She was also a student of and graduate assistant to Joshua Vermillion, who she said "is more into the parametric and digital technology side of architecture." Both professors brought unique perspectives to her education, influencing how she views design as a holistic and multidisciplinary pr