ABOUT US

Craig Sauviac, AIA

Craig A. Sauviac was a member of the American Institute of Architect. He had over twenty-one years of experience in architectural design, construction documents and construction administration. He was the licensed partner in Sauviac + Dang, A Professional Architectural Corporation since 1993.

While working as an associate to John Desmond, Craig had the opportunity to work on many different building types as well as using many different construction methods.  Experiences ranged from private homes to complex engineering labs, to wood framing and steel construction, to poured in place concrete super structures.  As architect/master planner, he had been involved with St. Paul the Apostle New Catholic Church and masterplan, Core Medical Clinic, the Baton Rouge International School Expansion, and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church renovations.

Craig passed away on September 28, 2020.

 

Education:

Brother Martin High School, Class of 1985

Louisiana State University, A&M College

Bachelor of Architecture, 1991

Anthony Loi Dang, AIA

Loi V. Dang is a member of the American Institute of Architecture.  He has over 25 years experience in architectural design, construction documents and construction administration.  Currently he is an associate partner in Eskew + Dang, LLC., formerly Sauviac + Dang, A Professional Architectural Corporation.

 

While working as an associate to John Desmond & Associates, Loi had an opportunity to work on many different types of buildings as well as using many different construction methods.  He worked closely with John Desmond for 19 years.  His experience ranges from private homes to complex engineering labs, from wood framing to steel construction to poured in place concrete super structures.  As architect/master planner, he is currently involved with master planning for Mary Queen of Vietnam as well as rebuild of a fire damage for Mid City Shopping City on North Foster Drive. His previous work includes St. Le Thi Thanh Retreat House for the Mission Center of St. Andrew Dung-Lac in Houston, Texas, completion of  Congregation of the Mother Co-Redemptrix master planning of the dormitory and auditorium. 

 

Education:

Louisiana Votech – Architectural Training

Louisiana State University Mechanical & Architectural College

Louisiana State University - 1982

AutoCad Training School

 

Professional Affiliations:

Society of American Institute of Architecture

Louisiana State Architectural Association

The National Trust for Historical Preservation

William Eskew, AIA

William "Bill" P. Eskew has over 41 years experience in architectural education, architectural design, construction documents, construction administration, and facility management.  Currently he is a partner at Eskew + Dang, LLC., formerly Sauviac + Dang, A Professional Architectural Corporation.

 

After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1975 and Bachelor of Architecture in 1979 from Louisiana State University, Bill worked as an Adjunct Instructor for Second and Third Year Studio and a Fifth Year Design Jurist from 1980 - 1983. Afterwards, while working as an associate to John Desmond & Associates from 1983 - 1994, Bill was involved in all phases of architectural practice. He worked closely with John Desmond for 11 years. Following his time at John Desmond & Associates, he worked at Hnedak Bobo Group for 2 years as an Associate Principle and Director of Quality Control and Client Relations, and then James Delaune & Associates as Director of Design and Project management for 5 years. The beginning of the 21st Century saw Bill return to LSU to work as Director of Facility Resources from 2001 - 2003, Director of Facility Design from 2004 - 2007, and finally as Project Manager of Capital Outlay Non-State Projects for the State of Louisiana from 2010 - 2018 before joining Sauviac + Dang in 2019.

Education:

Louisiana State University, A&M College

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1975

Bachelor of Architecture, 1979

Francis Dinh

Francis V. Dinh is currently a student at Louisiana State University working on his Bachelors of Architecture and Minor in Journalism. He joined Sauviac + Dang, A Professional Architectural Corporation now Eskew + Dang, LLC. in July 2020.

 

Working closely with Craig Sauviac and Loi Dang, he has had the opportunity to work on projects related to retail, private homes, and churches as well as fulfill office management tasks.  As an architectural intern, he is currently involved with master planning for Mary Queen of Vietnam in New Orleans as well as rebuild of a fire damage for Mid City Shopping City on North Foster Drive in Baton Rouge. His previous work includes photographing AutoSpa Car Wash locations around Southern Louisiana and the Sibley Residence as well as assist in developing plans for O'Neal Coin Laundry and the Chalmette Residence. 

Education:

Catholic High School, Class of 2019

Louisiana State University, A&M College, Class of 2024