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Newhires

As we begin the new year, Bailey Edward is welcoming new employees at all three offices. Please welcome Henry, Cody, Kevin, and Shawn!

Henry Valena joins the Fox River Grove office as our newest engineering designer. With a degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology from Illinois Technical College and over 30 years designing plumbing and ... More

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From Minneapolis to Cincinnati with a few stops in between, Bailey Edward architects, interior designers, and engineers have been hard at work designing homes anyone would be proud to live in. The team is currently working on seven housing developments with over 750 units ranging from affordable senior living to market-rate two-bedroom apartments ... More

Todd Aia Prairie Board

While many set new year’s resolutions and goals to improve themselves, Bailey Edward Associate Todd Higginbotham turns his attention to AIA Illinois as he takes on the position of AIA Illinois Delegate from the Prairie Chapter where he plans to help his architectural constituents.

For the next three years, Todd will represent and ensure the needs ... More

Nikki Quadri

Though recent stay-at-home recommendations may have chased us back into the safety of our home offices, the Bailey Edward team continues to grow with new talent. Please join us in welcoming Nikki and Quadri.

In the Chicago office, Nikki Cicurel joins us as our newest Administrative Assistant! With a BS in Theater from Skidmore College and an MFA ... More

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The Association for Licensed Architects has awarded the Learning Hub Master Plan with a Merit Award for Unbuilt Design! With this Merit award win, the Learning Hub is eligible for the President’s Award, which will be announced at the ALA Virtual Award Ceremony later this month.

Recognizing the benefits of active and informal learning environments ... More

Job Opening    Architect

POSITION: DESIGNER 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

One of the leading Chicago Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a Full-Time responsive Designer to become a permanent part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. The successful Candidate must have a passion ... More

Waters Hallway

When Chicago Public Schools in-class sessions begin, the students at Thomas J. Waters Elementary school will be greeted by a bright and beautiful new annex full of classrooms, an art lab, music room, and a media library for hands-on learning focused on nature and creativity.

Despite its location on a small, urban lot in the Ravenswood Gardens ... More

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Ladies and gentlemen, kindly silence your mobile devices because the show is about to begin at the University of Illinois’s new Surgical Innovation and Training Laboratory (SITL). This past month, the stage has been set for the world-class laboratory, designed as a convergence of nature and technology to inspire the surgeons and prototype the ... More

Golf

This year’s Bailey Edward golf team may not have been as well dressed as last years’, but fun was had by all at the Related Midwest & Lendlease 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic on September 17, hosted by Related Midwest and Leandlease at Chicago’s Harborside International Golf Center to benefit SOS Children's Villages Illinois and Saturday ... More

Village Farmstand

Despite the pandemic wreaking havoc on businesses in the restaurant and farming industries, Village Farmstand is beating the odds by offering grass-fed beef and locally grown and sourced vegetables in a safe and convenient way for the residents of Evanston and beyond. With the help of Bailey Edward designers to ensure the storefront was ... More

Appleton

Proudly serving the Illinois Air and Army National Guard since 2003, Bailey Edward is adding to our readiness center portfolio by bringing our Illinois experience into Wisconsin. Teaming with the Wisconsin-based Boer Architects, Bailey Edward is the design architect and interior designer for the 28,000-sf renovation and 25,000-sf addition to the ... More

Job Opening    Architect

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

One of the leading Illinois Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a Full-Time responsive Designer to become a permanent part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. The successful Candidate must have a passion for all aspects of ... More

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Bailey Edward truly demonstrated the Chicago “Can-Do” spirit at this year’s CANstruction competition. Not only did we raise $5,074 for the Greater Chicago Food Depository, generating 15,222 meals for those in need, but we also won the People’s Choice award in a landslide victory! The competition was tough, but thanks to our friends, families, and ... More

Welcome Elizabeth

As Bailey Edward continues to climb towards bigger and better horizons, we’re always happy to find new, excited, and experienced individuals to come along for the adventure. Taking her first steps with Bailey Edward, Elizabeth MacLean is the newest architectural member of the Chicago office.

Licensed in both Illinois and Colorado, Elizabeth ... More

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Despite not being able to celebrate with the entire Champaign office in person, we all gathered virtually to celebrate Architect and Associate Principal Karla Smalley’s 10th anniversary with Bailey Edward!

Karla began her career at Bailey Edward in July of 2010. As an architect and design professional, Karla has collaborated on a variety of ... More

Job Opening   Electreng

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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

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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

July Welcome

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

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

Exterior

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

Waters Preview

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

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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

Job Opening   Mecheng

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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

Job Opening    Architect

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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

English Building Collage

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

Lori Covenant

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

Covid Response

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

Giftofhope

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