Category Archives: Architecture

Schemmer’s Peter Hind, AIA, LEED AP, The Lincoln Business Journal

The Lincoln Business Journal  |  July 2019 “Lincoln architects take on challenges to healthy growth” Schemmer’s Peter Hind, AIA, LEED AP, is in the July 2019 edition of The Lincoln Business Journal in the Architecture section. Hind was part of a discussion on how architects are setting Lincoln up for healthy future growth. From projects…
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Schemmer to Attend the 2019 SAI Annual Conference

Schemmer’s Molly Macklin, AIA, and Seth Shannon, AIA, GGP, LEED AP BD+C, are attending the School Administrators of Iowa (SAI) annual conference on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The exhibits at the conference will showcase the latest products and services available for schools and…
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Meet Pat Birch, AIA, LEED AP, Architect

When Pat Birch, Schemmer’s Higher Education and Multifamily Housing Market Leader, was asked what is the most important personal attribute she brings to the job she answered, "I care." When asked what motivates her to succeed she answered, "Her parents and happy clients." When asked what is the coolest thing she's working on right now…
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Schemmer’s Design Wins State of Iowa Peace Officers K9 Memorial Contest

Iowa K9 Memorial Contest Schemmer's design was selected for The Iowa Law Enforcement K9 Memorial Contest located on the State Capitol Grounds near the current Peace Officer Memorial in Des Moines, Iowa. The memorial will: Recognize K9's that were killed or died in the line of duty Represent the dedication and commitment of all K9's…
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A journey of a thousand miles begins at one’s feet

A journey of a thousand miles begins at one’s feet – Chinese Proverb Schemmer's Geographic Reach What started as a local, two-man land development engineering and surveying firm six decades ago has grown to a company of more than 100 talented professionals providing: architecture; engineering; and construction field services across thousands of miles in the…
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Alliance Cemetery Committal Shelter Groundbreaking

Alliance Cemetery Committal Shelter Wind Protection Groundbreaking On May 27, 2019, the Alliance State Veterans Cemetery held its Memorial Day ceremony and also broke ground on the Committal Shelter Wind Protection project designed by Schemmer. More than 200 people attended the ceremony and groundbreaking. The Cemetery received a $140,000 donation at the event from Veterans…
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Biomechanics Research Building Addition

Construction crews are hard at work on the University of Nebraska – Omaha (UNO) campus to bring the Biomechanics Research Building Addition to fruition. The Biomechanics Research Building is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated solely to this area of study where faculty and students are at the forefront of cutting-edge biomechanics research. Biomechanics Research Building Addition…
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Architectural Design Process

Our industry has been around for a long time, and with that has come some standards for how we practice. Although technology and codes lead to occasional changes, the general principles stay the same. The most important thing to understand is that getting a project designed and built is a process, it takes time. Decisions…
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