Tom Graham becomes NMR’s first CASp Architect

Congratulations to Tom Graham on becoming NMR’s first Certified Access Specialist (CASp) architect! A CASp architect has completed all the necessary testing required by the Certified Access Specialist program of the state of California under the Division of the State Architect (DSA.) NMR is proud to make this service available to our clients. As a CASp architect, Tom Graham provides inspections and reports that identify construction related accessibility issues, offers recommendations for compliance and provides clients with a state issued…
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NMR attends Hospice of Humboldt Cornerstone Ceremony

On Friday, July 24th NMR Principal Joe Warner and project team members Quinn Lowry and Bruce DeMallie attended Hospice of Humboldt’s Cornerstone Ceremony in Eureka. While the cornerstone and foundation of the facility have already been laid and construction is well under way, the symbolic dedication ceremony blessed the project and the buildings that will serve the needs of the region. NMR is proud to partner with Hospice of Humboldt to design a beautiful campus that creates a peaceful environment where…
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“Architectural Record” Names NMR Top Architecture Firm

Each year, Architectural Record publishes a “Top 300 Architectural Firms” list of the best architectural firms in the United States. Firms are ranked by revenue for architectural services performed, based on a large survey conducted by their sister publication, Engineering News Record (ENR).  In  Architectural Record’s 2015 rankings for “Top 300 Architectural Firms,” Nichols, Melburg and Rossetto jumped ahead 33 ranks to be listed as number 172. According to the U.S. Census Bureau there are over 20,000 architecture firms in the…
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North Valley Housing Trust Masquerade

On Friday May 6th, NMR Marketing Coordinator Krista Buckel attended the North Valley Housing Trust’s  (NVHT) inaugural Spring Masquerade, Unmasking  Solutions to Homelessness. Fundraiser attendees heard formerly homeless residents of Chico share about NVHT’s involvement in their transformation from jobless, homeless addicts to business owners with homes. While the first event of  it’s kind for NVHT, the non-profit plans to host the  event annually to raise funds for building homes and  supportive networks to end homelessness in the Chico community….
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Vote for NMR as Best Architect of the North State

Record Searchlight has added a brand new category for Architects for the Best of the North State 2016 competition. Voting begins June 1st and ends at 5 pm on July 31st. Vote for NMR as Best Architect of the North State and your other local business category favorites today!

NMR Breaks Ground on Phase Four at Mt. House High School

On Friday, September 2nd, Lammersville Unified School District celebrated the ground breaking of phase four of construction at Mountain House High School. Phase four of the NMR designed campus will add a career technical education building, library, performing arts center, pool and tennis courts. The additions to the high school will provide enhance 21st century learning opportunities as well as new facilities for the entire community. To see the completed phases of the new Mountain House High School campus visit, http://nmrdesign.com/projects/lammersville-unified-school-district-mountain-house-high-school/.

McAuley Society Reception

On Tuesday, October 4th NMR Principal Joe Warner and Julie Warner attended Mercy Foundation North’s McAuley Society Reception at Riverview Golf and Country Club. The reception highlighted Society projects, and welcomed new members to the Mcauley Society. Through the generosity of the Mcauley Society equipment for ambulances, equipment to detect swallowing obstructions, bladder scanners and outpatient chemotherapy clinic upgrades  have been completed at Mercy Medical Center Redding. NMR is proud to be a member of the McAuley Society and to support…
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NMR Attends Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Fair 2016

  On Friday, October 28th North State S.T.E.M. hosted the 3rd annual S.T.E.M.(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Career Fair, Ignite Opportunity. Over 1,000 students from North State high schools  attended the fair to learn more about S.T.E.M. careers, and to meet over 60 business professionals working in S.T.E.M. fields. Principal Structural Engineer John Corless, Project Engineer Sean Ewing, Project Technician Page Ledbetter and Project Technician Marissa Olsen represented NMR Architects and Engineers at the career fair the Shasta County Fair…
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NMR Supports Shasta County Mini Maker Faire

On Saturday, November 12th NMR Architect Hayley Andersen and Project Representative Page Ledbetter joined forces with NMR Architect Tyler Hendrickson and his maker space ONESHOP to participate in Shasta County’s very first Mini Maker Faire. Nearly 3,000 entrepreneurs, makers, craftsman, students and families flocked to the Redding Civic Auditorium to celebrate invention, creativity, resourcefulness, technology and the maker movement. The Mini Maker Faire featured the innovative World Record Paper Airplane Designer, Rube Goldberg Challenge, Augmented Reality Sandbox, Tapigami Interactive Art…
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NMR Supports North State Giving Tuesday

Each year the Shasta Regional Community Foundation (SRCF) brings a local presence to the nationally known “Giving Tuesday” by inviting Shasta and Siskiyou County residents and businesses to “give where you live” by expressing their thankfulness for local non-profits through donations that are multiplied by an endowment fund and hourly business sponsorships. This year, from 6 am – 6 pm on Tuesday, November 29th  California North State residents and businesses will have the opportunity to give back to the community….
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Mountain House Theater Design Becomes Reality

NMR’s design of the Mountain House High School theater, library, aquatic center, tennis courts and vocational education building is moving right along. On Wednesday, December 28th Tracy Press covered the construction progress. NMR is proud to partner again with Superintendent Nicholas, the school board, Turner Construction and our other consultants to make Lammersville Unified School District’s dreams a reality. Read the full article, here.    

Happy 50th Birthday from Record Searchlight

On Friday, January 27th the Redding Record Searchlight highlighted locally headquartered Nichols, Melburg and Rossetto Architect’s 50th anniversary. “Nichols Melburg & Rossetto Architects Engineers is celebrating 50 years in business this year. The Redding-based company has grown from a two-person staff to one of the region’s leading design firms with offices in Redding, Chico and Santa Rosa and more than 70 employees who design buildings for both the private and public sectors.” Read the full article here.  

Local News Features NMR’s Design of Proposed Riverfront Project

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.

NMR’s 50th Featured in Upgraded Living Magazine

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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Business Went to the Dogs

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!

NMR Design Featured on ABC’s Modern Family

On March 15th, ABC aired Season 8, episode 17 of Modern Family, titled “Pig Moon Rising.” The episode featured NMR’s design of the Shasta County Administration Building in downtown Redding, CA. Completed in 2005, the Shasta County Administration project was completed under budget, and has received several design awards, including “Best Civic Project” in 2005 by California Construction Magazine, and the 2005 Woodwork Institute Award for design excellence. Learn more about the design of the Shasta County Administration Building project here….
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NMR Design Featured In Food Network’s Restaurant Express

On November 10th 2013, Food Network aired Season 1, episode 2 of Restaurant Express, titled “Tantrum in Temecula.” The episode featured NMR’s design of the Temecula Civic Center in Temecula, CA. Completed in 2010, the Temecula Civic Center project was the largest LEED Gold certified project in southern California.  NMR Architects competed successfully against numerous prominent California architectural firms to win the prized commission for the new Temecula Civic Center, located in Temecula (Riverside County), California. With a total budget…
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Drone Imagery and Architecture

NMR’s newest and perhaps most exciting addition to the firm’s visualization studio is drone imagery. Drones have commonly been used in a variety of industries to obtain aerial images. NMR’s drone imagery not only allows the firm to obtain sweeping aerial images, but also allows the firm to gather site data, optimize building design around views from specific heights and unique perspectives.

Engaging Strategies for School Design

American School and University Magazine’s “Engaging Strategies for School Design” article is an excellent summary of what NMR likes to call client focused design. The article encourages districts and architects to evaluate past, current and future district trends in addition to district identity and culture to create tailored yet flexible learning environments. Read the full article here. To enjoy more articles from American School and University Magazine visit, http://www.asumag.com. 

VA Chico Groundbreaking

On Thursday, June 29th NMR Architects Principal Architects Les Melburg, Michael O’Connor, David Rogers and Steve Gonsalves joined the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and The Hamstra Group in celebrating the groundbreaking for VA Chico Community Based Outpatient Clinic. NMR Architects teamed with The Hamstra Group and competed successfully against numerous, prominent development teams to win the coveted commission for the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs’ new 52,951 square foot VA Chico Clinic. The VA Chico Outpatient Clinic is projected for…
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Dream It, Design It, Build It

Cloverdale Unified School District’s students will soon be able to dream, design and build models of wood, metal and plastic in their brand new makerspace. The 21st century learning addition to Cloverdale High School is currently under construction. Once complete, students will have access to a design room, a build room and classrooms. The design room will be stocked with state of the art technology like 3-D printers, a green screen for filming, a sound room for voice overs and computer…
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Monterey 50th Anniversary Party

Throughout 2017, NMR celebrated the firm’s 50th anniversary, and July was no exception. On Friday, July 21st and Saturday July 22nd NMR staff and their families were invited to Monterey, California to tour NMR’s recently completed Veterans Affairs, Monterey Outpatient Clinic. The new Major General William H. Gourley VA-DOD Outpatient Clinic is the second of its kind in the nation, and serves active duty service members, veterans and their families. The Clinic offers a complete range of services including Primary…
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