Business Went to the Dogs

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Each Friday in March, business went to the dogs as NMR Architects celebrated the firm’s 50th anniversary with Bring Your Pet to Work Days. The temporary office canines didn’t bark out orders to employees or wag approval after a presentation, although some helped the receptionist greet visitors. However, our furry friends did help NMR celebrate pets’ special abilities to reduce stress in the workplace and increase job satisfaction. Here are some of NMR’s furry friends hard at work!

2017 North State Cancer League Gala

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On Saturday, February 4th NMR Principals Kyle Matti and Joe Warner (pictured with wife Julie Warner) attended the North State Cancer League Gala (NSCL.) The 31 year old organization is dedicated to helping children, adults and families who have cancer. In 2016, NSCL awarded $92,000 in grants to six local organizations and projects including Wings of Angels, Mercy Foundation North, Camp Okizu, Dignity Health Outpatient Chemotherapy Clinic and Think Pink. Within the last three years, NSCL has distributed $297,000 to…
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NMR Presents at Analy STEM Career Day

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If you’ve ever wondered if STEM Career Days really make a difference for students, the answer is YES! After career day presentations, NMR frequently will hear from students who weren’t previously interested in STEM fields who want to learn more about the industry or apply for an internship to see if architecture is a good fit for them. On Tuesday, March 7th NMR Project Representatives Todd Junker and Lauren Malbrough attended the STEM career day at Analy High School in…
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Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Ribbon Cutting

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On Tuesday, February 28th NMR Principals Les Melburg, Michael O’Connor and Kyle Matti and Project Representative Kip Hall attended a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of the completed remodel of Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center’s Dental Department.  Congratulations Redding Rancheria!            

NMR’s 50th Featured in Upgraded Living Magazine

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Upgraded Living of Chico, CA featured NMR’s Chico office and the company’s 50th anniversary in their March edition. “The habitat of humans, unlike that of deer, quail, or any other animal, is man-made. It exists because someone designed and built it, though few of us pay much attention to that fact. We prefer driving on streets free of potholes, having windows in our offices, and going to work or school in structures that we can count on to stay standing and…
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NMR Principal Receives Businessperson of the Year Award

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Join NMR in congratulating Principal Architect Les Melburg on receiving Redding Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Businessperson of the Year award. Congratulations Les! Read more about the Businessperson of the Year Award and other Chamber awards in the Record Searchlight’s article. See the Businessperson of the Year award presentation below.  

School Construction 101 and 201

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The 38th annual Coalition for Adequate School Housing, C.A.S.H. Conference in Sacramento last month included some great school construction tips in School Construction 101 and School Construction 201. Here are some presentation highlights. Register to join C.A.S.H.’s upcoming webinar on State’s School Facility Program 101, here. To learn more about C.A.S.H. and their annual conference visit, https://www.cashnet.org.

Local News Features NMR’s Design of Proposed Riverfront Project

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NMR has created a proposed design for a section of Redding riverfront property on Park Marina Drive. NMR Principal Les Melburg shared about the proposed project with KRCR and the Redding Record Searchlight. Read the full article KRCR here and the Record Searchlight piece here. See NMR’s animation of the proposed project below.

1967 Costume Contest

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On Friday, January 27th NMR celebrated the firm’s 50th anniversary by holding a 1967 costume contest. Staff dressed in their most authentic and creative 1967 costumes in celebration of the year NMR was founded. As part of the firm’s year-long celebration, “anniversary points” were awarded to 1st – 4th place costume winners as well as costume participants. Congratulations to NMR costume winners (from left to right): Marissa Olsen in first place, Lauren Malbrough in second, Deven Carter in third and…
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