On a 99-degree Austin afternoon, 227 people gathered to celebrate the topping out of the new 31-story Hyatt Centric hotel at 8th and Congress. With catering provided by Salt Lick and donations of over 6K in gift cards, requisite tree and group-signed steel beam, the collective of companies involved in design, development, and construction marked […]+
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ISSUE JULY/AUGUST We want to give a big thanks to Texas Society of Architects for their latest July/August feature that includes “Affordable Island” as part of their Housing Portfolio by Nkiru Gelles, Assoc. AIA which speaks thoroughly about our project, journey, and process with Chalmers Courts. “Things have to adapt and develop,” says Philip Crisara, AIA, of […]+
Say hello to the newest crew members to join our Arizona studio; Angeleno Architect and true Bears fan Daniel Gottlieb (DG,) Project Specialist Emmanuel Lesser (EL) all the way from "The Nutmeg State" (Connecticut,) and last but not least, we welcome back our once Intern, now Master Graduate Aseel Baarimah (AB.) Joining our Austin, Texas studio, we also welcome Senior Design Architect Zhe Wang (ZW) (pronounced "Z"). To all four of you, welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are really excited to shake your hand and greet you this July! Click here to find out which of new crew members will be grilling the hotdogs or lighting the fireworks, who will be watching them from the Princess Resort, or even munching a green bean popsicle.+
Throughout our firm’s 30-year history, we have been committed to giving back to those in need in our communities. In these especially difficult times, we are strengthening this commitment to supporting others, as well as reflecting on past and current projects that exemplify this core value.+
Named "Best Office Rehab Project of 2020" by Austin Business Journal — Preserve at 620 is an adaptive reuse project that has transformed a shuttered Walmart Supercenter into a thriving creative workplace environment. The design is geared towards encouraging a place of community as well as promoting health and wellness. Check these Before + After photos from our archive.+
Just another day at the home paw-ffice. Since our teams have transitioned to working from home, we’re sharing our new coworkers with you – meet the AutoCATS and Bark-itects of Nelsen Partners. The new guys have a great work ethic and are proficient in begging for treats, napping on your desk, and generally looking cute.+
This spring, we've opened our Austin doors to a couple of talented Texan folks! We are happy to introduce you to Senior Architect and motorcyclist (vroooooom, vroom...) Chris Rice (CR,) along with UToA Longhorn fan and designer (and musician?) Leo Sanchez (LS.) We'd like to shake their hands, but we'll keep some distance and stay safe (so, we send a virtual shake 🤝). To both of you, welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are thrilled to have you around as part of our team; let's plan, draw, design, and make exciting things together! Take 90 seconds to find out which of our new crew members is painting Easter eggs while drinking a glass of wine, and which one is using his camouflage to hide from this pandemic virus.+
Allllllllll aboard! We are happy to introduce you to our newest crew members; the Californian-at-heart Evan Ward (EW) joins the Arizona team, along with three Texas crew members; say hello to Texan Admin Controller Heather Lewis (HL), Cali-Hongkonger Architect Richard Gan (RG), and from 30°11′31″N 98°05′07″W (30.191998, -98.085382), designer and maker Nelson Smith (NS). To all four of you; welcome to Nelsen Partners! We are excited to begin a new decade working with you!
Take 90 seconds and find out which of our new crew members has a Duck Tape + cardboard Doctorate, who might be strolling for gold in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, and last, can you guess who is bringing Doraemon to a deserted island to help build a bug-free oasis?
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The end of the year is pretty much knocking at our door. Before that happens, see below for a curated list of our Thanksgiving-break highlights! From architecture art and design to breath-taking sunsets, family, turkey bowls, and 84 cookies - this crew is getting ready for a big 2020.+
We are happy to introduce you to our newest Austin crew members; all the way from polska ziemia, Anna Niespielak (AN), and from not so far away, former Chicagoan Kevin Jele (KJ). And from our Scottsdale office, we welcome to Architects Dan Watson (DW) and Jerry Park (JP). To all four of you; welcome to Nelsen Partners, we are […]+