Jeni Panars & Chris Lujan join the architectural firm’s executive team
LAS VEGAS – TSK Architects is proud to announce that Jeni Panars is now a managing principal and Chris Lujan is now a design principal for the firm’s Henderson office. Panars, formerly an associate principal, brings 13 years of experience in designing and managing complex projects to her new role. Lujan, who has worked for TSK for the past 13 years and held the title of associate principal for over two years, will guide staff through all design phases for each project.
“I am pleased to share Jeni and Chis’ promotions at TSK,” said Windom Kimsey, president and CEO of TSK Architects. “Both Jeni and Chris joined our team in 2007 after completing their degrees and have been tremendous assets to our firm since. Jeni and Chris are accomplished architects and exceptional leaders, I look forward to their future successes.”
A highly regarded project manager, Panars has led internal and external teams as well as served as the main point of contact for major stakeholders on numerous high-level projects. Her groundbreaking work can be seen throughout Nevada, which includes the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) student unions, Lincoln Elementary School, and the Hoover Dam Visitor Center. In 2015, she was awarded the AIA Nevada Young Architect prize for her outstanding leadership and distinguished service to the local community.
Since joining TSK, Lujan has been tasked with ensuring the comprehensive vision for each project across the state has been carried out through the initial design phases to completion of construction. He has extensive experience in design development, some of his largest architectural accomplishments being the Shenzhen B-Tec Towers, the Clark County Fire Department Station #61, and the CSN student unions. In 2020, Lujan was awarded the AIA Young Architect Award for his renowned work and diverse accomplishments.
About TSK Architects
Celebrating its 60th anniversary, TSK Architects is a highly acclaimed architecture, planning and interior design firm headquartered in Henderson, Nev. with offices in Los Angeles, Calif. and Reno-Tahoe, Nev., and Shanghai, China. Founded in 1960, the firm has established a reputation for design excellence and superior client service. In 2019, TSK Architects was named the AIA Nevada Firm of the Year in recognition for their award-winning portfolio of work, which spans projects in various sectors including K-12, higher education, justice, transportation, civic. Notable projects include: McCarran International Airport Terminal D, the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion, the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, the UNLV Student Union, and more.