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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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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Happy 100th, Rotary District 6440

Saturday night I had the honor of attending the installation dinner and 100th birthday of Rotary District 6440. The room was full, celebrating both events. Next year the international conference will be in Seoul, South Korea. There was a terrific program celebrating the culture and cu
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Neighborhood Schools are Good for Your Kids’ Health

This month, we've committed to spending 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days. All this focus on the outdoors and physical activity got us thinking about the schools we design and how active environments have the potential to enable students to "get moving."
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Community Connections: Kids Against Hunger

Community volunteers from Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Club, Carol Stream Rotary Club & Lombard Rotary Club packed 4,752 meals, enough to feed one child 3 meals a day for over 4 years!
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Gallery 2PP

Stop by the DLA Architects office at Two Pierce Place this week and you’ll see the work of some very inspired young artists. The firm is hosting a gallery exhibit for...
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DLA Architects Principal Carrie Matlock presents scholarship to 1st place State Level winner Alejandro Duran

5 Area High School Graduates awarded THINK [about architecture] Scholarship

This year’s first place State Level Scholarship award of $1,250 was presented to Alejandro Duran of Larkin High School.
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A Bright Future at ECC

Congratulations to Ms. Angel Barker, the DLA Architects THINK [about architecture] Scholarship recipient, part of the Elgin Community College Foundation 2013-2014 Scholarship Program.
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Community Connections: 2014 Bloomingdale Park District Annual Fish Release

I was excited to participate in today's Bloomingdale Park District Annual Fish Release. The lake that I was at had about 100 children and parents enjoying the outdoors and appreciating nature. The boys and girls scooped fish from large tanks into little plastic buckets, walked over to
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Community Connections: Principal for a Day

Today, I had the privilege of serving as Principal for a Day at Coleman Elementary School in School District U-46. This was particularly special to me since 2 of my children went to Coleman. I visited each of the classrooms and saw the familiar faces of teachers who had my son who is
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