CHRIS SCHUMM, AIA
FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT
A LITTLE ABOUT ME
"Born in Hawaii on the island of Kauai, Moved to Washington State; Shortly after high school I was fortunate to land a position in a commercial architecture and construction management firm. After working in Architecture for over a decade I took all the required testing to become a licensed professional. I moved down to SOCAL because I missed being near the beach. My beautiful wife and I reside in Cardiff a small coastal surf community in San Diego"
WHAT I MOST ENJOY ABOUT NALU ARCHITECTURE
"I like how we can be adaptive and scale-able by constantly adapting to modern techniques and technologies. I love architecture, but I am very passionate about the business behind the firm. I love seeing projects from start to finish as this is why I got into this business in the first place. I find it extremely gratifying to give our customers high value services & end users high quality spaces"
WHEN I AM NOT AT WORK
"My wife and I enjoy gardening & growing various tropical fruits at our home. I listen to many podcasts, and enjoy reading books about my profession. I sometimes suit up and help with our apiary & honey extraction. We often visit our local Carruth Cellers & Culture Brewery on the weekends with our dog Nalu"
THINGS THAT MAKE ME HAPPY
"Relaxing and living the California Lifestyle. We love the ocean and are grateful for being able to live our lives together in a place we love"
"Can't go wrong with Cardiff Crack (from seaside market) on a salad. We also like going to places where we can bring the dog (Bestawan Pizza)
"Riding & wrenching on motorcycles, mountain bikes, skateboards, surfing, snowboarding, hiking, overland camping fishing or fabricating things out of steel"