Category Archives: Architecture

Schemmer’s Molly Macklin Leads CSI Tour of Columbian Elementary

On Monday, October 7, 2019, Schemmer's Molly Macklin, AIA, led a tour of the new 69,000 SF, state of the art, National Blue Ribbon winner Omaha Public Schools' Columbian Elementary School for the Nebraska Chapter Construction Specification Institute, Inc. (CSI Nebraska). Molly Macklin Leads CSI Tour of Columbian Elementary Attendees learned how the community, students…
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Nebraskan Student Union Project Spotlight

Project Spotlight: Nebraskan Student Union | University of Nebraska - Kearney Schemmer was retained to revitalize all major student spaces of the ground level and second level lobby and upgrade interior finishes in primary circulation spaces of the Nebraskan Student Union project. The new design: refreshes the main entry provides a more prominent welcome desk…
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Iowa West Pickleball Club Ribbon Cutting

Schemmer attended the Iowa West Field House Pickleball Club Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Wednesday, September 25th.This project was a 16,000 SF tenant improvement project for the Iowa West Foundation in previously vacant bays of the Iowa West Fieldhouse in Council Bluffs. The existing facility already houses several basketball and volleyball courts. This project transformed the…
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Schemmer Celebrates 60 Years

Early founder Gene Gollehon started a civil engineering and surveying firm in 1958. In 1959, Jim Schemmer joined him to form Gollehon & Schemmer Inc. A  black Volkswagen "Bug" served as the firm's first survey vehicle. When Gene Gollehon left the firm in 1977, the name was…
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Schemmer’s Integrated Design Process

Imagine a bee hive bustling with honeybees. Buzzing about, in and out of the hive, each one with a specialized job. Some are charged with cleaning the hive, others take care of the larvae, while others are designated to gather nectar to make honey. Collectively, all working together in unison towards a shared common goal.…
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Schemmer’s The Forge Project Makes Headlines

Schemmer’s The Forge project, formerly known as the Odd Fellows Building in Jefferson, Iowa, is making headlines across the nation for bringing top technology to untapped rural talent. On Saturday, September 7, Pillar Technology, an Accenture company with a Des Moines office, opened its $1.8M center. Pillar technology’s goal is to boost the state’s tech…
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Schemmer Talks Senior Living Design Trends

Schemmer talks Senior Living Design Trends Schemmer has been involved in senior living design trends and projects in more than 20 states with construction costs ranging from $1 million up to $99 million. These partnerships include every level of care including: continuing care retirement communities assisted living/dementia care nursing care Veteran homes physical therapy and…
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Meet Schemmer’s Peter Hind, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP – Lincoln Market

From the island of Bermuda, to Canada, England, Germany and the United States, Peter Hind, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has made his home in five different countries throughout his lifetime. His global travels have paved the way for his career and shaped him into the man he is today. The Early Years Peter was born…
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