5 Steps to Awesome Design for Education!

There is no uniformly accepted idea of what defines a 21st century school, so how do you begin to rethink updating facilities? Here at BLDD, we start by Thinking BIG. Through our five-step design-thinking process, students, educators, administrators and architects collaborate as co-authors of a design.

Add a little spice to your space!

Thanks to Forrest Gump, we all know that “life is like a box of chocolates,” but here at BLDD Architects, we say “design thinking is like making guacamole.”

Our design-thinking special sauce is called “Think BIG,” and it’s a recipe for success. Let’s dig in.

5 ways to Think BIG, for every personality type.

Are you the traditionalist? The minimalist? The dreamer? We’ve got the perfect way for you to start your day. Mom always said that breakfast was the most important meal!

Now that you’re off to a great start, we hope you’re hungry to learn more about Think BIG … starting with, what exactly is it?

Work Hard Play Harder: An Inside Look at BLDD

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.

Moshing to bands and idolizing Bear Grylls… meet John M.

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.

Can design make it easier to find God?

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…