This month, Damon Wilson, an alumna of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s graduate architecture program returned to campus as a reviewer for a graduate-level course final. The program for the architectural project was to design a cultural center that houses exhibits on the history of human migration in Bogota, Colombia. The project ... More
As people prepare for the holidays by wrapping presents and curling ribbon and bows, Bailey Edward prepared by taking to the ice to curl some stones! This years’ BE holiday party was hosted at the Chicago Curling Club. All offices met up to share some fun learning how to curl. Our resident professionals, Ellen Dickson, Sara Gaum and Matt ... More
With the addition of Tim Scovic, AIA, Bailey Edward’s historic preservation team has experts in each stage of a preservation project, allowing us to address each of the clients’ needs from comprehensive understanding of the existing building, to technical implementation, through completion.
Tim specializes in preparing historic structures ... More
It has been one year since the Kankakee Illinois National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) and Readiness Center opened its doors to the service men and women that inspired its design. We greatly appreciate the work of our staff and consultant team who made this project possible, and we are honored to have created a facility that is both ... More
As 2018 winds down, Bailey Edward was honored to attend the AIA Prairie Chapter’s Annual Awards Night, hosted at Illinois State University. As the recipient of two awards that night, Kevin Schnebly and Karla Smalley played an active part on the two projects receiving recognition, The Chemistry Annex and the Illinois National Guard Readiness Center ... More
Bailey Edward’s Todd Higginbotham, AIA LEED AP, has been an integral part of our Champaign office for almost five years. BE is proud to announce that not only is Todd a leader within our company, but the President for the AIA Prairie Chapter. Todd will help facilitate events taking place in the North, Central, and Southern Regions to propose, ... More
POSITION: PROJECT ARCHITECT
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 ... More
To bring a building to fruition, the coordination of countless moving parts is essential. All parties involved, the architects, engineers, and contractors, are working to make sure they implement their work without conflicting with one another. However, sometimes the architects’ vision and building system realities don’t align. BE’s coordination ... More
Each fall, Bailey Edward looks forward to the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) Annual Conference. Hosted in Raleigh, North Carolina this year, the I2SL Conference is an impressive training and exposition event for high-technology facility professionals.
Omar Bailey, Associate Principal and Branch Manager at BE’s Chicago ... More
As architects, it is always exciting to see projects come to fruition. Last month, Bailey Edward had the pleasure to attend the grand openings of not one, but several projects at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Studies (ACES) campus. The two-day open house offered a chance for the ... More
Temperatures outside may be cooling down, but things are heating up at Bailey Edward! We are in full swing with projects, presentations, and welcoming our newest staff member Weiyi Zhao to the Champaign Office!
Weiyi earned her Master of Architecture and Master of Construction Management from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). ... More
September 22nd marks the end of the summer season and the beginning of the Association of Preservation Technology International’s (APTI) Buffalo Niagara 2018 Conference. At this year’s Conference, over 600 professionals will come together to celebrate APTI’s 50th anniversary while looking towards what the next 50 years will bring. Bailey Edward’s ... More
Teachers and students are back in their classrooms as fall brings the start of a new school year. The same can be said for Principal Ellen Dickson, as she heads out into the architecture community spreading her knowledge to other professionals through industry panels and mentorship opportunities.
On September 14th, Ellen joined the Women in ... More
On September 6th, a few days after disclosing he will not seek reelection as Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel spoke at City Colleges of Chicago’s Malcolm X College West Side Learning Center (WSLC) announcing a $5 million investment at the WSLC. While Mayor Emanuel will no longer be serving the City of Chicago, he is working to make sure the ... More
Fall is here bringing students back to school, cooler temperatures to the city, and new hires to Bailey Edward! This month the Chicago office welcomed two new employees, Tim Scovic and Natalie Pugh.
Tim Scovic, AIA joins BE’s historic preservation team with over ten years of experience working in the preservation field. Originally from Ohio, Tim ... More
Bailey Edward is fortunate to have projects diverse enough to touch many different market sectors ranging from laboratories, higher education, government buildings, residential and faith environments. One common thread between many of these: historic preservation.
When it comes to preservation, Bailey Edward is leading the preservation practice ... More
It may be the dog days of summer, but Bailey Edward is beating the heat with the help of some fresh faces! Bailey Edward is continuing to expand our staff and project experience with the addition of three new employees in the Chicago and Champaign offices. Meet our most recent staff additions:
David Kennedy began working at BE’s Chicago office ... More
While BE has worked with Illinois National Guard on numerous projects including readiness centers, armories, hangars and many others, it’s important to us to continue learning about the many forms of operations the Illinois National Guard employs. If we want to continue to best serve the Illinois National Guard we must understand their operation ... More
To Bailey Edward, education comes in all forms. Our staff has attended great universities and colleges. We’re active at industry conferences, workshops and online webinars. And we look to continuously grow our knowledge base to meet the challenges and ever-changing theories on education environments for all age levels: pre-K to 12, higher ... More
As the summer construction season hits its peak, Bailey Edward and CORE Construction are winding down on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Studies (ACES) campus where the new Integrated Bio-Processing Research Laboratory (IBRL) reached substantial completion.
IBRL will be one of two ... More
“How can historic sacred places support civic engagement, social cohesion, and neighborhood equity?” That is the question asked by the Community Design Collaboration and Partners for Sacred Places and recently addressed by The Atlantic’s Emma Green, who examined the value that religious groups add to a neighborhood. Essentially, if a religious ... More
Summer often brings the end of studying for tests and that rings true for Bailey Edward’s Raymond Dwyer, who passed his final Architect Registration Examination (ARE)! The AREs are an exhaustive series of five tests required to become a licensed architect. Raymond’s dedicated hours of studying, practicing and working finally paid off!
Raymond ... More
POSITION: PROJECT ARCHITECT OR ARCHITECTURAL EMERGING PROFESSIONAL ON PATH TO LICENSURE /DESIGNER
One of the leading Architecture and Engineering Firms, Bailey Edward, is looking for responsive Architect or Architectural Intern to become a part of a collaborative, high-energy studio where professional growth and client ... More
As experts in the field of master planning, Bailey Edward understands how our clients’ facilities must be planned to coordinate with and support a development plan that ensures long-term success. Our planning work creates impactful and positive influences for those we serve by transforming previously underutilized and underdeveloped spaces into ... More
School’s out and summer’s here especially down in our Champaign office. With the end of the school year we say goodbye to our two undergraduate interns, Amber and Henry, as they go enjoy their summer vacations. Amber Robbs and Henry Dickson are pursuing their degrees in architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Both ... More
Bailey Edward places an emphasis on the importance of education among its employees through both the design and maintenance of higher education facilities. Last month, Damon Wilson exemplified that BE value by participating as a professional reviewer for a graduate-level architecture design studio at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ... More
For over 20 years, Bailey Edward has been active on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) campus. With our Champaign office located only ten minutes away, it seems not a week goes by that a BE member isn’t on campus for a project, meeting, or university event. In fact, many of BE’s team members are alumni of either UIUC’s ... More
Bailey Edward had the privilege of working on four different chiller replacement projects in 2016-2017 for the U.S. Geological Service Upper Midwest Environmental Service Center, the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Centers for Animal Health, Veterans Affairs, and the General Services Administration E. Ross Adair Federal Courthouse. Each ... More
Back in 2014, Bailey Edward finished our first project with the College of DuPage (COD), the renovation of the Naperville Regional Center. Four years later and BE is still active on the COD campus, revitalizing their facilities and enhancing the design and functionality of their buildings. With this ongoing relationship, BE can create a cohesive, ... More