People

Natasha Koiv

Principal

IIDA, LEED AP

SERA project I’m most proud of
Our Portland City Hall renovation or UO EMU Renovation and Addition

Colleges I’ve attended and degrees earned
BA in Environmental Design and BA in Psychology (University of Washington)

Hobby
Sewing, jewelry making and gardening. Portland Japanese Garden is inspiration for my tiny home garden, replete with architectural influences.

Favorite hangout spot
My home with a lovely view to the east of Mount Hood and the Cascades

One thing I like about working at SERA
I’ve been at SERA for most of the 30+ years of my career; it has remained a vibrant and challenging environment because we are founded in strong principles and knowledge. We’re not afraid to explore, experiment and push to the edge.

Favorite nonprofit
Fruit & Flower Child Care Center

An award I’ve won
Extraordinary Use of Public Funds Award from the IIDA Portland Chapter (for the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services Water Pollution Control Lab)

Time of day I’m most creative
Evening, when I have set aside the day’s responsibilities and can relax and contemplate

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