Saint Paul Commercial Architect

NAI Architects is a full-service commercial architectural firm, founded in 1971. Our project experience includes new structures and renovation projects of varying size and purpose. Our clients include companies, developers, municipalities, and individuals in the hospitality, retail and service, professional, industrial, senior housing and multifamily, and lodging industries. Our expertise comes from managing all levels of projects in the public and private sector. NAI Architects also utilizes the current CAD Technology which provides more time for creative design solutions. Our commitment to clients is based on timely service, excellent design knowledge, and experience, understanding the difference between distinctive and expensive and realistic fees.

NAI Architects is located in St. Paul, Minnesota. NAI Architects teams with all of the other disciplines including Structural Engineers, Civil Engineers, and Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Engineers depending on the scope of the project.

John K. Gaspar – President & Architect

Partner in charge of Architecture. Responsible for full range of architectural services including; client contact, programming, designing, construction documents, and supervision. Supervises architectural cad technicians.


University of Minnesota – Bachelor of Architecture

Registered Professional Architect –  Member NCARB

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • Nebraska
  • Iowa
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Missouri

Shawn G. Berry – Vice President & Senior CAD Technician

Partner in charge of all CAD Operations, architectural services including; client contact, designing and preparation, and review of construction documents. Also responsible for bookkeeping, everyday business operations, internet technology, communications, and website.


Herzing College- Minneapolis Drafting School

Associates in Applied Science – CAD Design and Drafting

Experienced in the latest Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture, and the latest Autodesk 3DS Max.