GMCN Architects & Planners

GMCN Architects has a passion for what we do. Our staff is very dedicated to each and every Client we work with.  We develop and maintain close personal relationships with our Clients.  It is important that we maintain this mindset because we know many times our Clients will contact us again in the future for remodels and/or additions of projects we initially designed.  Being a regional architectural firm, we work on a variety of different types of projects which gives us the opportunity to be very creative.  This is not only exciting for us, but it keeps us sharp to stay current with trends in an ever-changing landscape.

When we first meet with a client, they are excited because they are growing and about to embark on a journey. They have great ideas and aspirations on how they want their space to function and look. We incorporate those into our design. Working with positive and goal-oriented people makes our jobs enjoyable. We invite you to reach out to us, so we can help you with your growing organization.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to plan and design buildings and interiors that meet the goals and objectives of our clients. We provide a quality environment and enhance productivity and quality of life for the users and visitors to the buildings and environments we design. Our designs contribute pride and value to our clients’ communities. We listen and understand the priorities of our clients and provide a thoughtful, creative, functional, and imaginative solution to their needs.

Our Philosophy

GMCN Architect’s practice includes a wide variety of projects that allow us to remain flexible in our design approach to each and every project. It is imperative that we care for the needs of all our clients to establish and maintain long-term relationships based on client confidence in our skills and trust in our performance.

Architecture Awards

ENR Best Projects: Mountain States – Award of Merit: Health Care
Project: Catholic Health Initiatives, St. Catherine Hospital Build Out

American Concrete Institute Project Under $6 Million Award
Project: Steven’s County Law Enforcement Center

Associated General Contractors of Kansas – Award of Honor
Project: Dillon Hall Remodel and Security Control Center Addition

American Society of Landscape Architects Prairie Gateway Chapter – Merit Award
Project: Garden City High School

National Pyramid Winner; National Excellence in Construction Awards – Institutional Category, Associated Builders and Contractors National; Excellence in Construction Award – Institutional Category, Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter; Best K12 Project of 2013, ENR Mountain States

Behlen Building Systems First Place Award: Municipal Facilities Category
Project: Logan County Wellness Center

Our Team

Nick Nemechek

Nick Nemechek,
Assoc. AIA


Nick is president of GMCN, and has an extensive portfolio of educational projects and expertise on providing “pre-bond” architecture services. He brings a great deal of talent to the GMCN team as well as outstanding... Read more

Clark Simpson

Clark Simpson,

Senior Principal Architect

Clark’s background includes educational, municipal, industrial, health care and religious building design that incorporate green design practices. This broad spectrum of experience has prepared him to successfully communicate design needs with clients and individuals from... Read more

Deziree Miller

Deziree Miller,

Principal Architect

Deziree’s commitment to develop high quality projects makes her an asset to every project team. She has coordinated and managed multiple project types on all phases of design and construction including educational, healthcare, research, commercial,... Read more

Julie Hopkins

Julie Hopkins,
IIDA, Assoc. AIA

Director of Design

Julie has more than 24 years of experience in interior design, the past 21 years being in the Southwest Kansas area. She has worked on multiple projects types, coordinated all aspects of design services and... Read more

Allan Milbradt

Allan Milbradt,

Educational Consultant

Allan is an architect and educational facility planning specialist with over 30 years of experience on educational facility projects. He is passionate about educational redesign. Allan is an active member of the Association for Learning... Read more

Vanessa Gonzalez

Drafting Technician

Vanessa recently graduated from Fort Hays State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, and certificates in both Construction Management Technology and Architectural Technology. She is experienced in creating accurate scale plans... Read more

Roberto Morales,

Drafting Technician

Roberto is a career drafter with over 10 years of drafting experience, with specialized knowledge in mechanical drafting and project design. He also has experience with technical board drawing, collecting measurements, and reading and interpreting... Read more