Category Archives: Architecture

Michael Sinclair elected AIA Nebraska President

Schemmer's Michael Sinclair, AIA, NCARB, Shareholder, has been elected the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska Chapter President for 2020. He has served on the state board for the past four years, and previously on the Lincoln board for a total of seven years. The American Institute of Architects is the voice of the architectural…
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The Magic of Dental Care & Dental Office Design

The Magic of Dental Care & Dental Office Design Dental care and oral health are important parts of our lives. From a young age, we are encouraged to take good care of our teeth. For example, parents share the story of the tooth fairy as a way to promote good dental care for children –…
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Clarkson College Interprofessional Learning Center Skills Lab

Schemmer is dedicated to creating leading edge facilities It's safe to say that when you go to the doctor, need surgery or have an appointment with a physical therapist, we all hope we're getting the best care with the most knowledgeable professionals. Ensuring our future health care professionals are getting a top-notch education requires that…
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Children’s Square U.S.A. Academic Center & Residential Treatment Unit Dedication

  Schemmer Attends Children’s Square U.S.A. Academic Center & Residential Treatment Unit Dedication Schemmer’s Pat Birch, AIA, LEED AP, and Kelli Walling attended the dedication and celebration of the completion of the Children's Square U.S.A. Academic Center and Residential Treatment Unit in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The projects were both funded…
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Now is the Time to Become an Architect

As a child did you ever find yourself building skyscrapers with Legos? Or constructing buildings with Lincoln Logs? Maybe you were fascinated with the way certain structures looked. Did you notice the originality of a specific building that stood out from the rest? Did you ever stop and wonder, who was the mastermind that dreamed…
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What is a Facility Assessment?

What is a facility assessment? A facility assessment looks at each part of a building's infrastructure and records information regarding system condition, code deficiencies and functional effectiveness. It could be compared to an inventory - a list of what a facility has and what it needs in order to function on a daily basis. It…
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USGBC Celebrates 25 Years and Next Generation of LEED

For over two decades the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED certification has continuously evolved worldwide. According to USGBC, green building has grown into a trillion-dollar industry, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) has become the most widely used program of its kind in the world. More than 2.2 million square feet is…
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UNO’s Biomechanics Research Building Addition Ribbon Cutting

Schemmer Attends UNO's Biomechanics Research Building Addition Ribbon Cutting Schemmer’s Pat Birch, AIA, LEED AP, and Michael Sinclair, AIA, attended the ribbon cutting for UNO's Biomechanics Research Building Addition on Tuesday, October 22. Schemmer designed the new 30,760 SF the addition, more than doubling the space. Spaces in the addition include: laboratories, instructional space, offices,…
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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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