Cantigny Park Main Entrance

Making an Entrance at Cantigny Park

The new Winfield Road entrance to Cantigny Park represents DLA Architects continued service to Cantigny and the McCormick Foundation, dating back to 1989!
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USGBC Announces Top 10 States For LEED In 2014

Ridgewood High School Among Buildings Contributing to State of Illinois' Top LEED Ranking...
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21st Century Education is now

DLA Architects is committed to creating spaces that support and inspire 21st Century education. In keeping with this, we recently hosted another in our series of symposiums reinforcing our core principle that FORM FOLLOWS LEARNING. The guest speaker was internationally acclaimed lectu
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It’s all about focus and passion

When I started out on my own, working in the basement of Peggy’s and my home, I never dreamed that we would be here today. In 1983 when Dwain and I became partners, he talked me into...
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Enhancing the Mission

A new, multi-purpose Outdoor Education Center designed to enhance the park setting.
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Bruce R. Dahlquist, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C

Bruce R. Dahlquist, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C President, Director of Sustainability Bruce Dahlquist is one of the co-founders here at DLA and president of the company. The spark that started it all was Bruce’s frustration working at firms who put ego before client; he knew there was a better
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Time flies when you’re having fun!

29 years ago today, Bruce and Dwain officially founded DLA Architects. They and their partners hosted a luncheon at the office to celebrate. In the opening speech, on behalf of all the partners, Eric Sickbert said “We understand the importance of each of you in accomplishing what we a
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