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2nd Ransomware Attack

July 9, 2020

Ordiz-Melby Architects has once again been hit with a serious computer ransomware virus. Weare rebuilding our servers now and hope to have our email up soon. We are also restoring our computer system from backups at this time.We haveoff-site backups which appear to be clean, so we do not believe we have lost data. We may be down for a few days while we rebuild our systems.We can still access infor

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Computer Virus

June 18, 2020

Ordiz-Melby Architects has been hit with a serious computer ransomware virus. Weare rebuilding our servers now and hope to have our email up soon. We are also restoring our computer system from backups at this time.We have on-site and off-site backups which appear to be clean, so we do not believe we have lost data. We may be down for a few days while we rebuild our systems.We can still access inf

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May 11, Update

May 11, Update

May 11, 2020

Now, after more than two months of working remotely the “new normal” is actually starting to feel normal. We have completed the construction documents for a large elementary school and submitted them to DSA. We have completed several small backchecks and begun the bidding process on several projects. We have received bids and started construction on a few other projects, and we are sch

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April 20th. Update

April 20th. Update

April 20, 2020

After more than a month of working remotely, it feels like we have worked through most of the “technical difficulties”. Work continues to progress in what is essentially a normal fashion. Construction documents are being advanced and completed, bids are being received and construction activities are being monitored. We will continue to do everything we can to keep our clients projects

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April 1st, Update

April 1st, Update

April 1, 2020

This is not an April Fools post. Our office had a very unexpected visitor today, and our phone forwarding provider has had intermittent call forwarding issues. Despite this, work is still progressing surprisingly well. Dannybriefly entered the office to get mail. At essentially the same time, Jeannie came to the office to collect some paperwork. They inadvertently confronted an unknown person i

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By Design- Undivided

By Design- Undivided

April 1, 2020

Ordiz-Melby Architects was flattered to be invited to be part of GRAPHISOFT’s “By Design” web series. This series explores how architects, throughout the world, use technology to support and enhance their design and service quality. We have been fans of the series over its three-year history and were very grateful to be featured. The new season, “By Design—Und

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March 30, 2020 Update

March 30, 2020 Update

March 30, 2020

Despite an occasional “technical difficulty”, work is progressing surprisingly normally with projects-in-progress and construction activities. Construction documents are being advanced and completed, bids are being received and construction activities are being monitored. These activities, being performed in non-traditional and often creative ways, continue to keep the construction eco

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March 20, 2020 Update

March 20, 2020 Update

March 20, 2020

We have heard the Governor's directives and are committed to complywith it. All employees of Ordiz-Melby Architects are now working remotely from their homes. We are continuing to serve our clients and are working with construction crews to keep both design projects and construction moving on schedule. Firm employees are still available by email..Employees have access to all of their in-office

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OMA and COVID-19

OMA and COVID-19

March 18, 2020

Ordiz-Melby Architects is continuing to adapt as we work our way through the new frontiers of COVID-19. So far, we have implemented:In-office social distancing,Partial staff working from home,Virtual meetings,Limited travel,and lots of hand sanitizer. We are committed to serving our clients even if the situation gets much worse. If office closures are mandated our Principals,Project Architects

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2020 EERI National Earthquake Conference

EERI National Earthquake Conference

March 9, 2020

Firm Principal Bill Melby recently attended the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute’s National Earthquake Conference as a representative of AIA California. The conference covered a broad spectrum of earthquake and disaster response topics. The most recent earthquake sequence in Ridgecrest was the topic a plenary session and several workshops. This was of particular interest to Bill sin

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Contact Us

We encourage you to connect with Ordiz-Melby Architects in any of the following ways.   We look forward to hearing from you.

  • 5500 Ming Avenue Ste. 280, Bakersfield, CA 93309
  • (661) 832-5258