Bailey Edward Principals, Ellen Dickson and Robin Whitehurst, decided this was the year to follow client feedback and add mechanical, electrical and plumbing services. Ellen and Robin approached Kent Locke, Principal of Fox Valley Engineers for 20+ years, with the idea of spring-boarding a decade of collaboration into added value to our community, ... More
Champaign, Illinois – The dedication ceremony for the recently completed renovation and expansion at Westview Elementary School began with a student-led video tour. The video highlighted the new classrooms and music room which are light-filled learning environments equipped with smart board technologies. A cartwheel infused segment of the ... More
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has honored stunning architecture that incorporates fired clay brick. With new categories this year including Renovation/Restoration, the 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards span almost half the country in 21 states, including green building practices that have earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ... More
The Illinois National Guard Readiness Center in Urbana, Illinois has been awarded LEED Gold established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
“The Guard asked us to ... More
At Urbana Readiness Center, renovation of an historic facility beat the budget and aspires to earn LEED Gold.
When Terry Anderson (LTC Ret), the former Chief of Planning for the Department of Military Affairs, IL looked to modernize the 1938 Readiness Center in Urbana, IL, his first thought was to build a new facility. However, when funds were ... More
The State of Illinois funded a major research study on the treatments to the original wood windows on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lincoln Hall, a century-old academic building on the core of the campus. This study, conducted by Bailey Edward, was executed as part of a larger renovation program for the building.
The technical ... More
Improving capabilities and gaining a competitive edge are the focus of a three-hour training session to be hosted at the Bailey Edward Rhinelander, WI office on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 1PM to 4PM. Organized by the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WisPro), the workshop features Shawn Lacina, Contracting Officer with the U.S. Forest Service Lake ... More
Architectural design competitions are an opportunity for emerging design professionals to research and learn about current social and economic trends. The challenge comes in using that intelligence to articulate the role architecture can play in a solution. Design competitions provide an opportunity where the designer is free to explore and craft ... More
On Monday, April 8th, the staff of Bailey Edward listened as Mr. David Axelrod, Director of The University of Chicago (UC) Institute of Politics, and UC President Mr. Robert Zimmer officially opened the new Institute of Politics located in the recently renovated early 1900’s era four-story mansion at 5707 South Woodlawn in Chicago.
The nonpartisan ... More
Westview Elementary, a K-5 school in Champaign, Illinois, is undergoing a renovation and expansion which will provide space for special programs, improved accessibility and safety upgrades. With construction scheduled to be complete in early August, the design vision is becoming reality at Westview Elementary.
Taking the time to collect data about ... More
Bailey Edward and Partners for Sacred Places hosted their first annual conference focused on providing congregations with a crash course on how to best leverage houses of worship to maximize community impact. With over 150 attendees at the free one-day event, faith leaders had the opportunity to network with local leaders in preservation, community ... More
Ms. Laurie Goscha of the Bailey Edward will be providing a presentation of the recently completed project, “Renovation of the Historic Urbana Armory in Urbana, Illinois”. Laurie will show how sustainability and energy concepts can be implemented to meet current building demands while maintaining a building's historic character. The presentation ... More
Please join us in honoring Ken Nelson as he retires from an outstanding 50 years of contribution to the practice of architecture
Friday, December 7, 2012
4 – 7pm
Champaign Country Club
1211 S Prospect Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
Hosted by Bailey Edward
If you are a faith leader at a house of worship that serves your community,
If you are a lay leader or volunteer at a congregation that is committed to service, justice and peace,
If you are interested in the role that sacred places play in revitalizing neighborhoods and helping those in need,
If you want to network with foundation program officers, ... More
UIUC's renovated Lincoln Hall is this Fall's must-see attraction in the Urbana-Champaign area. Celebrated as a 'new Gift for the Ages', the century old campus icon's rehabilitated marble foyer, gold leaf adornments and green technologies are drawing crowds of visitors.
In the early Spring, the American Institute of Architects Central Illinois ... More
Historic schools and older school buildings can be successfully rehabilitated into 21st century teaching environments, they can continue to be assets to their communities and provide continuity. Support for this sentiment is demonstrated by Gov. Pat Quinn signing into state school construction law an amendment that allows school districts to ... More
AIA Chicago's HRC and IFRAA hosted a Historic Restoration & Renovation Tour of First United Methodist Church yesterday. The tour, lead by Bailey Edward Principal, Robin Whitehurst, and Historic Preservation Leader, Susan Turner, highlighted the restoration and renovation of the Sanctuary and Pierce Hall spaces within the 27-story 1927 Chicago ... More
On Saturday, September 8th, Bailey Edward staff participated in the CarX Crazy K at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. The CarX Crazy K is a twist on the traditional 5K run - teams race over, around, under and through 5 kilometers of varying obstacles and challenges - all for the sake of raising money for charity.
Bailey Edward's six-person Crazy K ... More
Mrs. Laurie Goscha, Associate Principal of Bailey Edward, an architecture firm, located in Rhinelander, recently visited Washington, DC, to speak with Wisconsin’s Senator Herb Kohl regarding Senate appropriations budgeting and legislation. Goscha stated, “It was a pleasure meeting Senator Kohl. Bailey Edward has been tracking planned spending on ... More
Bailey Edward staff members Damon Wilson, Angela Lee, Erin Masters-Beyers, Prashant Gongal and Chris Hainer, were treated to a walk-thru of the $114 million Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts currently under construction in Hyde Park at the University of Chicago.
The tour of this new creativity 'mixing bowl' started on the tenth floor ... More
As the renovation work to UIUC's Lincoln Hall nears completion, the building's restored historic details are catching the eye of all who enter. Gleaming gold leaf and copper, as well as elaborately decorated medallions, scrollwork and other embellishments are once again a 'wow' factor to be enjoyed by students, staff and faculty a like. Further ... More
A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held at Westview Elementary School. The $7 million expansion and renovation will provide a new gymnasium and six new classrooms. Space for special programs and improved accessibility were paramount to the design solutions. Both students and School Board members were on hand for the ceremony. View the WAND News ... More
Earlier this week Champaign Branch Manager, Kevin Schnebly, greeted attendees at the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) event hosted by the SAME St Louis Post.
As one of many SAME member volunteers, Kevin assisted active committee members and association leaders with express registration. He ... More
Bailey Edward's BSL2 web lab design supports the Argonne Institute for Molecular Engineering's mission to advance thin film technology and new polymer characterization. Read the full article here
Bailey Edward is delighted to share the news that Thomas J. Waters Elementary School recently received Green Ribbon School designation from the U.S. Department of Education. Read about this prestigious designation here.
The University of Chicago Department of Facilities Services nominated Bailey Edward for their prestigious Vendor of the Year designation. The University of Chicago and Bailey Edward have collaborated on various architectural projects over the past two years. Projects range from office renovation and accessibility upgrades on the academic ... More
The University of Illinois at Springfield has charged Bailey Edward with development of a feasibility study for a new 14,000 sf Public Safety Building. The study investigates two potential sites for the new facility. The goal of the new facility is to provide law enforcement officials with the space necessary to facilitate their present and future ... More
Innovations for Educational Facility Design, as featured in Architectural Record Magazine, highlights elements of curriculum-responsive design for project-based learning. Download the full article and learn more about schools like Booker T. Washington Elementary School, designed by Bailey Edward and Cannon Design, which focus on creating academic ... More
WQAD-TV news team, which serves the Quad Cities area of West-Central Illinois and Eastern Iowa, recently featured a segment decoding the design on the exterior of the Milan Illinois National Guard Readiness Center addition. Bailey Edward exercised creativity in the design of the addition. The design incorporates seven words as Morse code patterns ... More