History

nest architectureNest Architecture was founded in 1995 by Kip Kelly, AIA. Mr. Kelly studied environmental design at the University of California at Berkeley and received his degree in architecture in 1981. Kelly was profoundly influenced by Berkeley professor, Joseph Esherick, and by the eclectic work of local Bay Area architect, Bernard Maybeck. The College of Environmental Design at Berkeley emphasized the responsibility of architecture to the user; function as a bridge to beauty. The optimum functional solution becomes the framework for the aesthetics of the building.

Kelly’s interest in the roots of early American architecture has brought the firm to Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Nest renovated a three-story brick building into a business center where the East Coast office is now located along with a number of other business occupants. The building, which is in the revitalized area of Downtown Lebanon, Pennsylvania, was renovated into New York loft-style offices for one and two-person occupancy.

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