At BLDD we pride ourselves on our diverse work portfolio, our incredible staff, involvement in surrounding communities, and above all, the fun we have together outside of work hours.
John Maynerich (better known as Mayo around the office) has been a member of the BLDD family for over 15 years.
John realized his love for architecture as a kid, creating buildings from Legos and Lincoln Logs or any other miscellaneous item around the house that would satisfy his imagination of the built environment.
Imagine visiting a new city and trying to find anything without the help of Google Maps. Would you feel frustrated? Lost? Wondering how people ever found their way before 2005?! That’s pretty much how church newcomers feel on Sunday mornings. Visitors often arrive at a new church nervous, uncomfortable and a bit lost. They have... Continue Reading →
Senior living communities are facing more challenges than ever before! Money is tight, buildings continue to look like something out of a time capsule, and potential and current residents are no longer the only ones being courted by new competition. You now have to worry about your staff and directors being recruited by competitors, too.... Continue Reading →
The $7 million Advanced Technology Education Center (ATEC) is now under construction on Kankakee Community College’s (KCC) Riverfront Campus with completion expected in the Fall of 2018. The 21,000 square-foot ATEC building will be home to KCC’s renewable energy programs. It will contain classrooms, labs, offices, and support spaces to provide hands-on technical training in fields... Continue Reading →
LyondellBasell’s new state-of-the-art $30 million Administration Building in Clinton, IA. This new blast proof facility includes administrative offices, training rooms, a control room, laboratory, break room, clean room, and multiple maintenance shops. The building is designed to streamline operations by having multiple departments under one room.
At BLDD, our changing workplace also includes fewer square feet of permanent office space and the opportunity to telecommute. We're still together in the office some days, and working remotely other days.
When you think of branding, what comes to mind? Apple, Target, Pepsi, Volkswagen, McDonald's, Oprah?? The retail/B2C world is filled with great examples. These B2C giants have been at it for a long time, and there's lots to be learned. Most of all, that branding isn't just for big business anymore. Due to an increase... Continue Reading →