John Whitlock epitomizes one of BLDD's Core Values, passion and fun. It is this zest for life that John brings to his position as BLDD's Director of Higher Education Design Group.
Anita Lanning is passionate about religious design and how it impacts people of all ages. One of her favorite spaces to design is the Children's Ministry areas.
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.
Todd Cyrulik has been a passionate designer and planner for BLDD for 20 years. Todd grew up around construction sites, and he has spent his life devoted to improving the built environment around him.
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.
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?
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 →