It’s not just beauty pageant contestants who likes to wear sashes; buildings do as well! The swath of thick fabric always looks regal prior to the pageantry of a formal ribbon-cutting celebrating the major milestone of project completion and building occupancy. Bailey Edward staff were lucky enough to participate in two ribbon-cutting ceremonies ... More
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…BE’s Kevin Schnebly flying a drone? Yes, it is!
In May this year, Kevin passed his FAA Part 107 sUAS (small unmanned aircraft system) Pilots Test to be able to fly drones. The drones will be used by Bailey Edward for aerial imagery of our projects. Since receiving his FAA certification, Kevin has already completed ... More
In his most recent contribution to Faith & Form, Bailey Edward principal and leader in Faith Environment design, Robin Whitehurst, addresses the need for worship communities to develop a master plan in order to ensure "alignment between the facility and the goals of the ministry." Such a plan informs both growth and maintenance of the physical ... More
Not only did July bring us the warmest temperatures of the year, but it also brought three great new employees! Now that the heat has subsided a bit, let's meet the newest members of the Bailey Edward team.
First, we have Ellie Selzer, an architectural graduate hailing from Winchester, Virginia. Her desire to travel the world brought her first to ... More
POSITION: MECHANICAL ENGINEER
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 ... More
June marks the end of the Chicago Public School year as students and staff take off for summer vacation, carrying their attention away from the halls and schoolyards. However, at Bailey Edward we’re focusing even more on schools, especially school construction.
Waters Elementary School in Lincoln Square serves a diverse community of students and ... More
“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.”— Benjamin Franklin
At BE we take every precaution to make sure that our projects offer clients effective and efficient solutions. Part of that responsibility includes checking that systems are running smoothly before finishing up a project or moving on to ... More
Summer in Chicago brings warmer weather, outdoor activities, and (for the design world) NeoCon. In its 51st year, NeoCon is an extensive exposition of commercial design held at the Merchandise Mart on the Chicago River. NeoCon represents 500 leading companies and offers over 100 seminars for professionals.
Bailey Edward’s interiors team, Ania ... More
Shortly after BE observed Memorial Day, we traveled to Fredericksburg, Texas to attend a symposium centered on honoring the U.S. military how BE knows best: preservation. The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training hosted “Preserving U.S. Military Heritage”, a three-day symposium focused on military sites and features from World ... More
POSITION: MARKETING COORDINATOR
One of the leading Chicago Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a responsive Marketing Coordinator to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE
The successful Candidate ... More
One of the leading Chicago Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a 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 ... More
POSITION: ARCHITECTURAL INTERN
One of the leading Chicago Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a Full-Time responsive Architectural Intern to become a permanent part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client satisfaction are emphasized. The successful Candidate ... More
Marquette University Fifth Annual Leadership Breakfast
To gain insights into commercial real estate trends and to learn about the future of Chicago’s new The 78 development, Bailey Edward’s multi-family experts David Kennedy and Zach Clark joined Ellen Dickson and Priya Kalidindi in attending Marquette University’s Commercial Real Estate ... More
The end of the school year means final projects and for Damon Wilson, a trip down to his alma mater. Damon, an Associate architect at BE graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with a Master of Architecture. Not only does Damon work on projects for the University, he volunteers as a design critic, evaluating students’ ... More
It’s no surprise that data technology is growing rapidly. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), enrollments in the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics are up 40 percent in the last ten years. To accommodate these growing departments, UIUC is looking to expand their facilities to support the departments by restoring the ... More
As a woman-owned firm, we consistently attend events and opportunities that promote women in architecture industry. This month, Ellen Bailey Dickson and David Kennedy attended the Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI)’s Women’s Leadership Initiative. As part of their annual signature event, the WLI hosted “Game Changers”, a discussion with ... More
As the school year winds down, construction is ramping up at Malcolm X College’s West Side Learning Center (WSLC). The satellite campus of Malcolm X is undergoing major renovations to expand and improve their facilities, extending the positive impact of the main campus. New renderings show what the revamped WSLC will offer its students and the ... More
Spring represents a new beginning as flowers and plants are reborn. This spring, we’re also seeing the success of a new beginning for the Chemistry Annex at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). The renovation and restoration of the Chemistry Annex was completed last year and recently has received media attention for the project’s ... More
At Bailey Edward we have many communities. As a company we are a community; we are a part of the industry community; and as designers we build community. It’s important that we grow and develop in each of these categories. David Kennedy and Zach Clark, our residential design leaders are attuned to these needs and have been fostering relationships ... More
National recognition and a night out in New York City proved a well-deserved treat for Ellen Dickson, who attended the Engineering News Record (ENR) Award of Excellence Gala. Ellen joined Henry Ryan from The George Sollitt Construction Company and Steve Rhoades of IMEG Corp to celebrate their accomplishments on the Illinois National Guard ... More
Spring is finally here, and it brings with it a new hire to the Chicago office! We are welcoming Peter Schlossman, AIA LEED AP to Bailey Edward as a Senior Project Architect.
Peter has over 25 years of experience planning, designing and construction coordination for a variety of clients. His significant higher education portfolio includes several ... More
On March 14th, former Indiana Senator Birch Bayh passed away at the age of 91. Senator Bayh served from 1963 to 1981 and pushed through several pieces of legislation and two constitutional amendments, including securing the right to vote for 18-year-olds. Most notably, Bayh was one of the main authors of Title IX, the landmark legislation that ... More
It may still be winter outside, but things are heating up at Bailey Edward. With a full project workload, our offices are even more full. We’ve welcomed three full-time employees to Bailey Edward this month across two of our locations!
Ania Breau joins Bailey Edward as an NCIDQ licensed interior designer with 12 years of experience. Her ... More
Our designs are taking flight at the Air National Guard (ANG) Squadron Operations facility renovation in Belleville, Illinois. The new modern office renovation with all the technical capability required by the ANG is wrapping up as Architect Todd Higginbotham and Construction Manager Kevin Schnebly performed the punch-list walk-through.
The ... More
Out in Fox River Grove, our engineers are hard at work on a variety of projects working for BE and other architects and contractors. Last week was National Engineers Week and we’re celebrating by announcing that our engineers were awarded the Illinois Math and Science Academy (IMSA) Heating and Cooling Systems Replacement project with the Capital ... More
Our staff work hard to stay on top of industry trends to offer our clients the most up-to-date information for making key decisions. David Kennedy, our Mixed-Use Design Leader, and Zach Clark, an Associate at the firm, lead BE’s residential sector. Each are active with projects, clients, and the overarching real estate environment in Chicago.
This month, our Senior Engineer, Kent Locke, and designer, Nick Turney, had the opportunity to attend Electronic Theatre Controls’ (ETC) open house for their new addition in Middleton, Wisconsin, and see their shipping container work environment. As part of an integrated building design team with ETC, 1848 Construction, Inc., Air Temperature ... More
While our staff is out working with our clients, their inspiring work as architects and engineers has been recognized by the press. In the last month, a couple of our projects and people were called out for their exceptional work!
A few months after the Kankakee Army and Aviation Support Facility and Readiness Center reached completion in 2017, we ... More
Only a few weeks into the new year and our staff is already reaching new heights. Matt Montalbano started 2019 by earning his license in engineering! After passing his exams in December, Matt received his license and is now a professional engineer in our Fox River Grove office.
As a Bailey Edward mechanical engineer, Matt manages projects for a ... More
POSITION: ARCHITECTURAL INTERN
One of the leading Illinois Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for a responsive Architectural Intern 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