Now more than ever, building design needs to be innovative and resilient so that it may quickly adapt to the changes needed as we learn more and more about the new health and safety standards moving forward in this post-pandemic world. At this year’s National Institute of Building Science’s Building Innovation Conference, Bailey Edward Principal ... More
At Bailey Edward, new talent is the fresh flour that is so crucial for a sourdough starter to be put to its best use. Mixed with our existing starter that has had time to ferment and develop knowledge and experience, Chris, Shanna, and Brad are sure to help us create our most delicious loafs yet!
Say hello to Chris Dowse who joins us as an ... More
Calls for celebration are happening due to the recent acceptance of the Chicago Golf Club into the National Register of Historic Places. Listing in the National Register of Historic Places provides formal recognition of a property’s historical, architectural, or archeological significance based on national standards used by every state. The ... More
When looking back on our childhood bedrooms, many of us will think of them fondly as a safe place to relax, play, and figure out who we are away from mom and dad. But for children who have been displaced from their families due to poverty or immigration, the basic security and privacy of a bedroom is not available. The Bailey Edward Interiors Team ... More
During a whole-building renovation of the Squadron Operations Building at Scott Air Force Base in Belleville Illinois, Bailey Edward has made Building 5008 a greener space for the 126th Operations battalion to work and has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building council with a LEED Silver certification!
When Bailey Edward renovated the to ... More
This month, Waters has been rising. But we aren’t talking about the rain that may have flooded your basement last week. We’re talking about Thomas J. Waters Elementary School, the Chicago Public School focusing its curriculum on providing hands-on, authentic learning in all content areas focused on the development of the whole child, through ... More
Kevin is putting his 3D printer into overtime during the stay-at-home order. But rather than printing architectural models or fishing accessories as he has in the past, he’s creating face mask extenders and face shields to protect not only Bailey Edward personnel in the field, but also the medical workers that are so essential to keeping us all ... More
While we’re all beginning to get used to the “new normal” of working from home and social distancing, Mike Gaul decided to kick it up a notch by joining Bailey Edward as our newest Electrical Designer at the Fox River Grove office!
After a few years working in Dallas, Texas, Mike comes to us with extensive electrical engineering experience in ... More
One of the leading Chicagoland Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a responsive Electrical Engineer to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. The successful Candidate must have a passion for creating innovative ... More
One of the leading Chicagoland Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a responsive Mechanical Engineer to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. The successful Candidate must have a passion for creating innovative ... More
One of the leading Illinois Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for responsive Architect to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. The successful Candidate must have a passion for creating innovative solutions with a ... More
Just like the classics taught within its walls, so too is the English Building part of the architectural canon at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Preservation and Conservation Association of Champaign Country (PACA) has recognized this Bailey Edward project with the Heritage Award, given to local projects for their contribution ... More
Mayor Lori Lightfoot campaigned on a promise to tackle homelessness in Chicago. For some, homelessness is a result of the foster system: kids who age out without resources or a support system are often left to live on the streets. Late last month, Mayor Lightfoot joined Covenant House Chicago as they broke ground on a new facility to tackle youth ... More
Bailey Edward recognizes the growing concern about the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact, we would like to share some details with you about the steps we are taking to protect the health and safety of both our employees and our clients while maintaining our creativity, professionalism, and responsiveness that are integral to our ... More
Many of us figuratively give away our hearts in February, but year-round, Gift of Hope gives out real ones and more for individuals in need. Collecting and distributing vital organs for over 23,000 patients is just the beginning: when Gift of Hope wanted to expand their Chicagoland presence, they included room for Malcolm X Community College and ... More
Edited March 24, 2020: Due to COVID-19, these events have all been postponed. We will update with the new date as soon as it is known.
Still looking for spring break plans? Bailey Edward is traveling to conferences from coast to coast this spring to share our experiences in design and architecture. Book your flights and get your tickets now—these ... More
Is your worship facility of national or regional significance? Does your congregation provide benefits for the community at-large? Is your facility in need of urgent repairs? If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, you may be eligible for a grant from the National Fund for Sacred Places!
Each year, the National Fund for Sacred ... More
Please welcome Gretchen and Jaelyne to the Bailey Edward team! The two newest women of the Chicago offices both push their passions to the limits and we are excited to have them on our team.
Gretchen Miller joins us as the newest member of the Interior Design team. She studied Psychology at the University of Iowa, followed up by a Bachelor of Arts ... More
The final buzzer has sounded on 2019 and, with a couple of fresh faces on our roster, we’re warmed up and ready to take on 2020. Please welcome Ahmed Constable and Kara Johnston to the Bailey Edward team in the Chicago office!
Having a hand in the design of buildings from Colorado to Dubai, Ahmed joins Bailey Edward as a licensed architect. He ... More
After countless trips up and down the nearly 300 stairs of the Illinois State Capitol Dome in Springfield, Bailey Edward and a team of specialists have completed a comprehensive survey using a wide variety of technology to determine not only the current state of the building’s gorgeous dome and tower, but also to recommend what steps should be ... More
Electrical designer Neil Nigos is charging up his SKM Power*Tools skills! After a three-day course focusing on program interface and the management of multiple scenarios including demand load, sizing, load flow, short circuit, load schedules, captor and motor starting calculation procedures, Neil is ready to ensure that all Bailey Edward projects ... More
Many save starting something new for their New Year’s resolution. But the freshest face in our offices proves it’s never a bad time to make a positive change! Please join us in welcoming Estevan Avelar, our newest Engineering Drafter at Bailey Edward’s Fox River Grove office!
Estevan joins us from Elgin Community College where he recently earned ... More
The Dirksen Federal Building in downtown Chicago, home to the Court of Appeals, as well as the U.S. District and Bankruptcy courts among others, was on the brink of losing its cool. One of the existing towers installed in 1991 needed to be replaced and tied to a newer one from 2004 to better fit the building’s expanding needs. Bailey Edward ... More
Most schools and universities are comfortable with active-learning on a small scale of around 24 to 32 students. But keeping class sizes so small is difficult for prerequisite courses required to be taken by most of the student body. In order to increase student success as well as retention rate, the University of Illinois at Chicago, with the ... More
Shortly after receiving his AIA Illinois John Welborn Root award, Damon attended the Association of Licensed Architects Award Dinner. At the reception, Damon had the opportunity to meet and be inspired by other award winners, including Don Erickson Presidential award winner INVISION Architecture from Iowa and emcee Stephen Chung, architect, ... More
While the broad shoulders of Chicago sagged under the cold damp of autumn, Robin and Karla escaped to Miami where, in the words of Will Smith, "the heat is always on." But our two historic preservationists didn't come for your typical beach party; they came instead for the annual Association for Preservation Technology International Conference.
Following an exciting Design Awards Dinner the night before, Engineering Principal Kent Locke attended the ALA Midwest Architecture Conference in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois where he attended seminars for the latest business and technical education topics, experience the latest products and technologies, as well as ran into some industry friends.
After celebrating the start of many new careers at Bailey Edward over the last few months, it's about time we acknowledge the careers of those who act as mentors and leaders to our new staff. Congratulations to Michael Petti and Kevin Schnebly on two big milestones in their BE careers!
In the Chicago office, we celebrated Michael's 10th ... More
POSITION: ENGINEERING DRAFTER
One of the leading Chicagoland Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a responsive Engineering Drafter to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. The successful Candidate must have a passion ... More
Congratulations to our own Damon Wilson who was awarded the AIA Illinois John Welborn Root award. This annual award is given to an outstanding member of the architectural community who has been licensed for less than 10 years.
AIA Illinois held an intimate celebration at The Cliff Dwellers to celebrate both Damon’s accomplishments as well as ... More