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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Salem, Oregon 97302


Nathan Good

Nathan Good FAIA, LEED AP (Download Biography)

Nathan’s passion for architectural design and 25+ years of professional experience has resulted an award-winning portfolio of projects. Nathan is a registered architect and certified interior designer. He holds a Master’s Degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and devoted his senior year of undergraduate architectural studies at the University of Copenhagen through their Danish International Studies program. At the forefront of sustainable design, Nathan was the fifth individual to be designated a LEED Accredited Professional.

Lydia Jesse Peters

Lydia Jesse Peters AIA, Architect

A licensed architect, Lydia’s design portfolio includes a variety of new and elegantly remodeled residential projects in the Pacific Northwest. Her architectural and project management experience also includes restaurants, and interior design. Through the University of Oregon, Lydia studied architecture in Rome, Italy and participated in the Portland Urban Studies program. She received her Bachelor of Architecture and minor in Environmental Studies in 1998. Lydia lives on a large farm and enjoys the balance of architecture, farm, and family.

Meghan Laro

Meghan Laro, MBA, Business Operations Manager

Meghan has served as a business and financial consultant to Nathan Good Architects for nine years and has recently assumed additional responsibility for marketing, communications and office management. She earned her MBA in finance and accounting from Willamette University in 2006 and a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University in 1995. Prior to joining Nathan Good Architects, Meghan specialized in investor relations and corporate communications for various large firms in Denver and Chicago. Meghan enjoys eco-travelling with her husband, long distance running, and exploring the outdoors with her two young children and Miniature Australian Shepherd.

Forrest Good

Forrest Good AIA, Architect

After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering form Oregon State University in 2010, Forrest channeled his passion for the built environment into Architecture, leading him to pursue his Masters of Architecture at the University of Oregon in June 2015 and his Oregon Architecture license in 2017. When Forrest is not thinking about Architecture and design, he is exploring Oregon with his wife and three young children.

John Carriere

John Carriere,  Architect

John received his Masters of Architecture degree from the University of New Mexico in 2003. Upon graduation he spent the next several years working in the construction industry participating in all phases of the construction process from estimating to carpentry.   Before joining Nathan Good Architects, John worked with several architectural offices in Colorado where he was involved in a wide range of residential, institutional and educational projects.  John and his family enjoy time outdoors and in the mountains whether it be hiking or on cross country and downhill skis.

Emily Doerfler

Emily Doerfler,  Interior Designer

Emily is the newest addition to our team, having graduated from Oregon State University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Interior Design, a Bachelor’s of Science in Sustainability, and a minor in Renewable Materials. Previously, she attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles where she received her Associates in Interior Design in 2014. Emily's passion for designing sustainable environments lead her to an internship at Nathan Good in the summer of 2016, and upon graduation was asked to return as a full time Interior Designer. Outside of work, Emily enjoys travelling and exploring the local beauty of the Pacific Northwest.