About Us

Ordiz-Melby Architects is an award-winning architectural firm serving build-to-own clients throughout the Southern San Joaquin Valley of California.   OMA builds partner-like relationships with clients to meet their unique facility needs while helping optimize the long term value of facility investments.  Because of OMA’s creativity, experience, and resources, they are trusted by some of Kern County’s most recognizable organizations to handle their important, high profile and complex projects.

Ordiz-Melby Incorporated, an Architectural Corporation has been certified as a minority owned business by the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL.


Our firm was founded on the philosophy of commitment to service: service to our clients, the profession, and the community. We believe this commitment results in better projects and relationships build on trust and respect. These principles are outlined in firm’s Core Values:


  • We hold high expectations for ourselves and our consultants
  • We demonstate respect for each other’s opinions and differences
  • We strive to continually display strength of moral character


  • We encourage self-improvement and continuous development of knowledge and good judgement
  • We encourage self-motivation guided through mentorship
  • We strive to be creative, fulfilling and rewarding place to come to work
  • We encourage teamwork and collaboration


Quality Service

  • We exist to provide valuable solutions for our clients
  • We believe that our creativity and innovation must set us apart
  • We value quality communication
  • We believe good design makes a difference
  • We believe in creating and maintaining long lasting relationships

Community Support

  • We give back to our community
  • We support our profession



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