3 Inspiring Concepts for School Design at NEOCON 2014

Neocon is always a great source for inspiration. This year three ideas stood out as especially relevant to school design...
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High Performing Schools are Green

My takeaways from the Illinois Healthy Living & High Performing Schools Symposiums/Workshops, sponsored by Governor Pat Quinn, the Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council and the Illinois Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The overarching theme of the event was how to
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Help Wanted: Architectural Drafter

DLA Architects, Ltd. is seeking a self-motivated Architectural Drafter to join our growing firm located in Itasca, IL. Candidates must...
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DLA Architects High School Scholarship Program Awards State Level Winners

DLA hosts scholarship winners for “A Day in the Life of an Architect” and presents scholarships to the top entrants.
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Newly Renovated TV/Radio Broadcasting Studio Unveiled

We're very excited to see the folks over at WCIU's You & Me This Morning give a shout-out to the newly unveiled TV/Radio Broadcasting Studio at Homewood Flossmoor High School. Take a look...
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Part of our Community

Last Friday, I had the privilege of serving as Principal for a Day at Otter Creek Elementary School in School District U-46, a school that we designed several years ago.
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30 Years and Counting…

DLA Architects celebrates 30 years in 2013. Firm president Bruce Dahlquist shares his original vision and how the team accomplished his goals.
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Administrative Office Design featured in AS&U Magazine

Design of Homewood Flossmoor Community High School Administration Office Remodeling featured in American School & University Magazine’s Educational Interiors Showcase honoring the nation’s most Outstanding Learning Environments.
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DLA HQ garners Green Commendation

Doug Widener of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) presented a LEED Certified plaque to DLA; this recognition was for the design of our new corporate offices in Itasca.
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Thanks for making us a Top Design Firm

Today we're celebrating some exciting milestones! We especially want to thank our clients for making it possible: we ranked #22 in the nation for K-12 Design, in the top 25 Midwest Design Firms AND one of the top 250 overall in the nation...
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