BLDD Architects is pleased to announce the recent promotion of three long-time employees. These staff members have continuously moved BLDD forward by becoming leaders in their fields and going above and beyond for clients and projects. Damien Schlitt, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to Principal. Damien, who has been with BLDD since 2007, has... Continue Reading →
Emerging from the shadows…How to put your School Library in the SPOTLIGHT
To celebrate Read Across America day, we wanted to highlight the current innovative trends that are bringing school libraries and media centers to LIFE. Once a quiet museum for books, school libraries are transforming to support the whole student. You may be wondering, "What are these trends?" "What do they mean for my school?" Look... Continue Reading →
Refocusing to Student-Centered Learning: RCC Renovations Persevere through Pandemic
Several of Richland Community College’s high-performing programs were in need of renovated spaces to refocus learning to a student-centered model. As part of a multi-phase long-range facilities plan, the $11.6 million first phase updated two exterior spaces and 45,000 s.f. of interior renovations were made to facilitate critical thinking and allow experiential learning through real-world... Continue Reading →
Big congrats to architectural intern Mansi Sanghvi, who was recently awarded first prize in the urban/large scale category for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's School of Architecture Earl Prize Design Excellence Awards and third place in AIA's 2022 Chicago Award in Architecture competition.
Architectural Interns Added to BLDD Team
We are growing with additional architectural interns hired for 2022. Our new, rock star team members will help us continue to serve clients and our communities.
New Rock Star Talent Added to Our Team
We are excited to announce new hires at BLDD. These talented new team members will support increased project demand and help achieve continued growth throughout the firm.
New Promotions Named
Congratulations to Liz Kissenger, Kim Kurtenbach, Alida Duff Sullivan, and Shannon Richards on their promotions at BLDD Architects!
Planning for the polls: insights for successfully navigating a bond referendum
Is your school district PLANNING FOR THE POLLS? School bond referendums provide the dollars that districts need for facilities that support their educational objectives. Passing a school bond referendum is challenging at any time. However, with potential budget deficits looming because of the Covid-19 pandemic, it could become much more difficult. Our recent cover story in American School and University Magazine gives insights for successfully navigating a bond referendum.