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 →
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.
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... Continue Reading →
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.
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.