Associated with the firm network

Naramore, Bain, Brady, and Johanson, (NBBJ)

Professional History


Partner, Naramore, Bain, Brady and Johanson (NNBJ), Architects, Seattle, WA. In 2019, Sama was the design leader in NBBJ’s healthcare design practice.


Sama has served as a visiting critic at visiting critic at the Masschusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Washington (UW), University of South Florida and the University of Florida.

Professional Activities

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Lecture, Korean Institute of Architects, on the "Contemporary Architecture of NBBJ," 2012.

Lecture, AIA National Convention, "Bio-Innovation Regional Case Study: VA and LSU Medical Centers," 2011.

Lecture, Society for College and University Planning (SCUP),Pacific Northwest Chapter, "Planning for the Customer," 2005.



M.Arch., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA.

College Awards

Recipient, Rotch Travelling Scholarship, MIT, Cambridge, MA.



He wed the landscape architect Julie Johnson.

Biographical Notes

Board Member, Bailey Boushay House at Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA.

PCAD id: 8203