To start off this 30-year celebration, we are taking a look back at the very beginning. We hope you enjoy a photographic peak at the early days.+
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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?
Click the [+] to find out more about the crew and what they said in their interviews!+
We are happy to welcome our newest Arizona folks: Aaron Escamilla (AE), Brandon Powell (BP), Gene Wowk (GW), and Josh Pentland (JP). To all four of you; welcome to Nelsen Partners, we are so happy to have you on our team! Sunlight in Arizona is still powerful anytime of the year! Don't forget to wear sunscreen, it's hot out there in the Sonoran Desert. Read below for more and stay sun safe!+
Nelsen Partners recently celebrated the last concrete pour at Watermark! Our Arizona project team enjoyed a cocktail and social hour followed by dinner on the 9th floor, where they got to take in some stunning views of Tempe Town Lake.+
Welcome, welcome, welcome to our newest Austin crew-members: Architect Randy Davis (RD,) Jose Aparicio (JA,) and recent graduate Blair Vo-Le (BV,) and those from our Scottsdale office: Chandler Willie (CW,) and Jan Valentin (JV.). To all five of you, we greet you and want you to know we are excited for what's yet to come for 2019! It took us 90 seconds to get to know more about our newest team members, and it turns out, we have an undercover hip-hop artist, a secret pasta sauce we will have to try, and an invitation for a wild house party in 2029 at Randy's.+
The end of the year is pretty much knocking our door. Before that happens, see below a curated list of our Thanksgiving-break highlights! From breath-taking views and architecture to kids, food, and lots of dogs, ah and yes, we have the most loyal UT dog fan.+
Last Friday was Field Trip day for Young Disciples Christian Academy! The students toured our Scottsdale office & saw a glimpse of our team hard at work. George Melara showed them our “Design Pin-Up” area on where the project ideas all start to come together. Our classic Sketch Session had to be part of the agenda; challenging everyone's drawing skills (the happy onions was the favorite). Linnea, Mihir & Janelle joined in on the fun!+
Some of our Scottsdale Design Staff toured some of the new/renewed hospitality hot spots around The Valley. Click to see the complete tour!+
Last Saturday our team "FULL NELSENS" beat out a field of 34 teams at the AIA's Desert Classic Volleyball Tournament assembled by architecture firms throughout the valley to claim the championship after coming in 2nd the last two years!+
Last Friday we had a great event in our Arizona office. More than twenty 5th - 8th graders from Thunderbird Adventist Elementary School came into the office for a learning visit and acquired some fresh knowledge about design, planning and architecture.+