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Covid Office

As work teams slowly start heading back to the physical office, existing spaces are being rethought and reimagined for the new normal of working during a pandemic. The overarching goal for these projects is creating a safe environment. To this end, increased focus will be placed on reducing workplace density while maintaining collaboration ... More


It’s no surprise that architecture rapidly changes. We witness the evolution of forces acting on architecture every day, such as patterns of movement and technology that shape trends in the built environment. Of course, architecture is temporal, the built environment evolves with the demands of a changing society.

For example, the Illinois ... More

Enhanced Sketch Up

By Chris Hainer

Visualization is an important part of architectural design. Few people are comfortable interpreting plans and elevations into buildings or rooms. Therefore, architects use three-dimensional perspectives to show massing, materiality, and other information in a quickly understandable format. Additionally, Bailey Edward uses ... More

Estes Front And Side Cropped

Not every client asks you if you are carrying a gun. In Bailey Edward’s early days, one did. To keep our business afloat, we took on some challenging projects in some neighborhoods and buildings that weren’t the safest. Now we are doing work for the military who is keeping America safe. It’s a weird twist of events.

Once we were going to ... More