Category Archives: Architecture

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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Throwback Thursday – Expanding Geographic Reach

Throwback Thursday – Expanding Geographic Reach In 1970, Schemmer expanded its geographic reach into Iowa to meet new opportunities. A quad cities engineering and surveying firm was purchased, and Schemmer sent a civil engineer and surveyor to Davenport, Iowa to run the firm’s first branch office. One of our first major clients in the Quad…
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Throwback Thursday – Schemmer’s 1968 Office, Bel Air Plaza

Throwback Thursday – Schemmer’s 1968 Office, Bel Air Plaza In 1968, Schemmer, which was known back then as Gollehon, Schemmer and Associates, Inc., designed an office building in a new shopping center called Bel Air Plaza at 120th and West Center Road in Omaha, Neb. The firm designed a building at the west end of…
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Schemmer’s Construction Field Services

Schemmer's Construction Field Services: Build with Confidence! Schemmer's Construction field services covers a wide variety of construction phase activities. Central to these activities is quality control management. Construction site quality control management involves trained professionals validating the work in place, conforms with construction documents. Without proper quality control management, a project might not be built…
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Schemmer’s Josh Murphy, BPAC, Featured in Midlands Business Journal

Schemmer’s Josh Murphy, BPAC, Featured in Midlands Business Journal Schemmer’s Josh Murphy, BPAC, BIM (Building Information Modeling) Manager, was quoted in the November 27, 2020 issue of the Midlands Business Journal. The article, "Emerging technology boosts accuracy and efficiency in architecture," focused on how advancing technology is enabling architects to produce far more detailed and…
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Schemmer’s Michael Sinclair, AIA, Featured in Midlands Business Journal

Schemmer’s Michael Sinclair, AIA, Featured in Midlands Business Journal Schemmer’s Michael Sinclair, AIA, Shareholder, was quoted in the November 27, 2020 issue of the Midlands Business Journal. The article, "Health care, societal shifts drive consistent demand for professionals in the A/E/C space," discusses what the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska is seeing with current…
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Schemmer Brand Tagline – Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.

Schemmer Brand Tagline - Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence. A tagline is similar to a mini-mission statement. Many companies have them for the same reason they have a logo, brand awareness and advertising. Taglines take out the guesswork and tell you a little bit more about a company’s product or service being offered or…
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Dan Kerns, AIA – Shareholder, Commercial Market Leader and Architecture Group Leader

Schemmer's Dan Kerns, AIA – Shareholder, Commercial Market Leader and Architecture Group Leader Dan Kerns, AIA, serves as Schemmer's commercial market leader, Omaha architecture group leader and senior project manager. In the last five years, Kerns has led design and project management efforts on some of Schemmer’s most recognizable projects, including a new corporate office…
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