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Sustainability and the Architect

Sustainability and the Architect’s Role For Schemmer, sustainability is more than a recent buzzword; it is a theoretical concept and an inevitable phenomenon. Now more than ever we (the world’s population) are aware of the environmental impact our decisions have. Designers are called…
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SH-10 Over Little Green Leaf Creek Bridge Replacement Spotlight

Project Spotlight: SH-10 Over Little Green Leaf Creek Bridge Replacement Schemmer provided preliminary and final design services for the replacement of the SH-10 bridge over Little Green Leaf Creek and approximately one mile of roadway reconstruction in Muskogee County, Oklahoma. The bridge is a three-span structure with five beams and approximately 250 feet in length.…
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History of the Profession | Architect as Master Builder

From the early days of man, we have been a species that builds. Habitats provide shelter, security and a sense of place. The need for dwellings prompted the need for technology and people to build them. Essentially, early structures were just strategic piles of materials. Over time, as cultures…
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Sustainability in Engineering

Sustainability in engineering is and will continue to be at front of mind for design professionals and project owners when planning vertical and horizontal infrastructure. As the world’s population increases, engineers face ever-evolving challenges with regard to issues of sustainability and the health of the natural environment. Planning for sustainability in engineering has to begin…
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10 Things Architecture Graduates Should Know

After the pomp and circumstance of graduation fades, the time comes for Architecture Graduates to enter the profession of careered adulthood. While architecture classes teach systems and the design process, there are several skills that are left out. 10 Things Architecture Graduates Should Know This list is not exclusive to architecture nor is it exhaustive; I…
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Schemmer’s Lincoln Office Moves to the Telegraph District

Schemmer's Lincoln Office has been a part of the community for the past 24 years and we recently moved into our new location. Over the years, our staff has grown from two to 20 employees and counting, made up of architects, engineers and construction field services professionals. We look forward to continuing to serve our…
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History of Women In Architecture

In 2011, the fashion icon, Barbie, added architect to her resume as part of Mattel’s Barbie® I Can Be™ series. The doll came with a drawing tube, a model of the Dream House, and hardhat. She was accessorized with a pink bangle bracelet and black framed glasses. She wore the cliché, albeit accurate, black booties…
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Schemmer’s Josh Murphy, BPAC, Discusses Generative Design in MBJ

Schemmer’s Josh Murphy, BPAC, Featured in Midlands Business Journal Schemmer’s Josh Murphy, BPAC, BIM (Building Information Modeling)/CADD Manager, Associate, was quoted in the February 26, 2021 issue of the Midlands Business Journal in the Engineering Profession section. The article, "The projects that keep engineers busy remain as new approaches emerge," focused on the adoption of…
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