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…

Designing churches and climbing mountains… meet Kendall.

After three years working for firms in Utah and Maryland, specializing in urban design and religious architecture around the country, Kendall returned to his hometown of Decatur. He joined the Central Illinois office in 2017 as an Architectural Designer, specializing in religious design.

The BLDD family is growing again.

We are once again excited to announce new hires in all of our office locations! Our BLDD family continues to grow to meet the needs of our fantastic clients. First up, Kayla Peck. Kayla spent the last two summers as an intern in the Central Illinois office of BLDD. She now joins us full-time as an…

Hello! It’s nice to meet you. Meet Jean.

Jean Underwood is part of our rock star team in our Central Illinois office. She has a long history with BLDD – everything from graduate school intern to Davenport Office Manager, including 5 years as a stay-at-home mom.

Adding More Rock Star Talent to the BLDD Family.

We are excited to announce three new hires in our Central Illinois office location. These talented new team members will support increased project demand and help achieve continued growth throughout the firm.