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The Architect’s Ultimate Responsibilities - Shaped by Health

Look around you. The built environment is full of design artifacts from the evolution of public health. As ideas of public health evolve, architects and planners thoughtfully design the way we live to keep us healthy with sanitary interventions like indoor plumbing to public ... More

Altgeld Collage

From Bailey Edward’s offices to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor’s, the excitement of updating and preserving Altgeld Hall has elicited some creative renditions of the historic building. Check out some of our favorites below!

3 D Printed Altgeld

Champaign Branch Manager Kevin Schnebly has been assisting the Bailey Edward preservation ... 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

Hand Tool Miro

Article by Ellen Bailey Dickson

I am channeling a little bit of Antiques Roadshow hoping that someone out there can tell me what this tool is and how it was used. Its unique shape reminds me of Joan Miro’s Chicago sculpture set in the plaza between the Brunswick Building and the Chicago Temple. Which came first, the tool or the sculpture? A ... More