On May 8, 2015, Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto Architect Melissa Freilich taught Redding kindergarteners at KinderCollege Day about career options in the field of architecture. Melissa shared the importance of building orientation and location, and taught about the functionality of building components like walls, windows, shade devices and solar panels. KinderCollege Day in Redding, CA aims to introduce young students and their parents to a college environment, career options and the concept of higher education.
On May 15th, NMR Administrative Analyst Anya Polen and Architect Jennifer Lees celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Northern Sacramento Valley chapter of Girls Inc. Nationally, the organization has been inspiring girls to be strong, smart and bold for 100 years. Girls Inc. provides free programs in Shasta and Tehama Counties that focus on encouraging girls to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges. The programs also address math and science education, pregnancy and drug abuse prevention, media…
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On Friday, May 13th NMR Founding Principal Gene Nichols and Architect Jennifer Lees attended Cal Alumni Association chapter “Northern C’s” dinner at the McConnell Foundation. Attendees enjoyed a dinner, raffle and heard from UC Berkley staff. Henry Tsai and Quincy Jones of the UC Berkeley Admissions office spoke about past and present admissions and scholarship trends. Learn more about northern California Cal Alumni chapters, http://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/alumni-chapters/northern-california .
On Saturday, December 10th four Shasta High School VEX Robotics teams competed against 38 other Bay Area teams at the VEX robotics competition at Vanden High School in Fairfield, CA. The Shasta High team took 2nd place out of forty-two teams! Three of the four Shasta High teams placed in the top eight, and one of the teams won the “Innovate Award” for the most innovative robot design. For years the Shasta High School VEX Robotics Club, under the leadership of…
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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.
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.
On Saturday, January 28th Chico ER featured NMR’s 50th anniversary and the Chico office’s 30th anniversary. “Longtime Chico firm Nichols Melburg and Rosetto is proving its longevity. That “long time” covers 30 years, and the main office is celebrating 50 years this year. Based in Redding, the company grew from a two-person office to one of the largest firms ranked in Engineering New Record magazine, the company told me. It also has an office in Santa Rosa.” Read the full…
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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.
Two of Redding’s own Shasta High School Robotics VEX teams competed against top robotics teams in the state, last weekend at the VEX State Championships in San Jose. The Shasta High teams learned a lot about robotics, and are excited to implement new ideas and improvements next year. NMR is proud to sponsor the Shasta High School Vex Robotics Club and their endeavors to advance STEM education and robotics in the North State. Keep up the great work!
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!
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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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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On May 15th, KRCR featured NMR’s newly won Department of Veterans Affairs Chico Outpatient Clinic. See the video coverage and read the article here.
Located in Shasta County’s Redding, California the Shasta Union High School District (SUHSD) educates 4,200 students at 9 school sites, and is dedicated to inspiring and equipping each student to be successful in a continually developing world. The District’s dedication to providing quality education is clearly demonstrated through their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, dual enrollment and STEM clubs. With only 27% of college grads entering a job related to their degree, according to a study conducted by the Federal…
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NMR’s Halloween 2017 was definitely a treat! The NMR Redding, Chico and Santa Rosa offices celebrated Halloween with delicious potluck eats and a company-wide costume contest. This year, NMR also invited staff children to the office for desk-side trick or treating. See NMR employee and guest trick or treater costumes below.
NMR Architects + Engineers celebrated Christmas 2017 in spectacular fashion. See NMR Christmas party photos from Redding, Chico and Santa Rosa.