Eric S. Sickbert, AIA, promoted to Chief Financial Officer

Forward-thinking and analytical, Eric has nearly three decades with the firm.
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Cultivating a Culture of Mentorship

Leadership goal to continue the culture of working hard while having fun along the way.
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Long-time Architect Carrie Matlock named President

Recently my partners and I voted Carrie into the position of president of the firm. She is an architect who sees how the smallest of elements add up to the whole.
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Co-founder and President Bruce Dahlquist celebrates retirement

Founding partner Bruce Dahlquist retired on February 14th, the firm’s 34th anniversary.
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Student design input shapes new collaboration space at Lake Zurich High School

Student design input shapes new collaboration space at Lake Zurich High School

Dynamic, coffeehouse-style lounge shaped by student design input will empower kids to collaborate on projects and learn from each other.
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Leadership: The Game Plan

What makes a leader? As I look at successful leadership traits, both in myself and in the many others that I have worked with, I realize that there is a clear game plan of common characteristics that define a good leader...
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A Hardworking Sports & Recreation Center Design

BUILDING DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION Releases GIANTS 300 REPORT

DLA Architects once again in the Top 100 in the prestigious magazine's ranking of the nation's Top Architecture Firms...
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DLA Architects Donates to Community Back to School Programs

Back to school programs in northern Illinois will benefit from donations of supplies totaling over $1,000 from DLA Architects...
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21st Century Learning Environments

Creating a 21st Century Learning Environments with Students at Crete-Monee School District

Our team recently brainstormed with students at Crete-Monee School District to develop the program for their new 21st century learning environments. Students were given color markers and encouraged to write their ideas, draw sketches and make color selections...
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Auditorium Renovation by ENR Midwest Top Design Firm

ENGINEERING NEWS RECORD announces MIDWEST TOP DESIGN FIRMS

DLA Architects moves up 2 spots in the prestigious magazine's ranking of the Midwest's Top Design Firms...
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