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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A celebration of commitment and expertise

At DLA we realize that our people are what make the firm stand out. Employees recognized for service include: Jose Pareja, Matt Lowe, Tracy Biederstadt, Hilarion Amaro, & Sandy Warren
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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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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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2012 THINK [about architecture] Scholarship Entries

The entries are in for the DLA Architects Scholarship and we're excited to share them...
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DLA Architects THINK [about architecture] Scholarship

Top Ten Reasons to THINK [about architecture]

It’s that time of the year again. At schools, Second Semester is well under way. Seniors are getting their acceptance letters from colleges and working on their FAFSA’s. At DLA, we’re gearing up for the Construction season. We’re also starting to see submissions for the DLA Architects
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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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Three reasons every professional should participate in a Career Day

Every year, the DLA Architects team participates in “Career Day” activities at our client schools. We’ve had a variety of professionals from the owners of the firm to the designers to our interns speak, and while we all focus on our own personal experience and the background that help
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ECC Building receives Design Award

We’re proud to share that DLA Architect’s new Multi-Purpose Classroom Building for Elgin Community College has been awarded the Merit in Architecture for Preservation and Adaptive Reuse from the Northeast Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ at the biennial
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