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ARCHITECTURAL RECORD Announces TOP 300 ARCHITECTS
DLA Architects moves up 9 spots in the prestigious magazine's ranking of the nation's top 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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Parks & Recreation Play a Powerful Role in Our Community
Local parks and recreation agencies play a vital and powerful role in conservation, health and wellness, & social equity efforts in communities across the country...
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Get Gnarly and Embrace the Power of Parks and Recreation this July
To celebrate 30 years of July as America's official Park and Recreation Month, NRPA is encouraging everyone to throw it back to the 80s at local parks...
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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...
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A Colorfully Designed NeoCon 2015
This year color was the big standout theme at Neocon...
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How Would a Student Design a Learning Environment?
I recently sat with my daughter to assist her with a school project: a student designed learning environment. The dialogue was absolutely refreshing...
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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...
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Finally, a Better Alternative to VCT!
For years, multi-purpose areas and gymnasiums floors have had two choices: Wood or VCT...
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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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DLA Architects’ Carrie Matlock Elected to Illinois Association Advisory Committee
DLA Architects Principal selected to serve on Service Associates Advisory Committee of Illinois Association of School Business Officials (Illinois ASBO) starting this July.
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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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Top Ten Reasons to THINK [about architecture]: Why Not Try for a Scholarship?
The DLA Architects Think [about architecture] Scholarship is available. Students at eligible schools have a good shot at being selected for the $500 School Level Scholarship...
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Help Wanted: Architectural Production/Drafter
DLA Architects, Ltd. seeks a Architectural Production/Drafter to join our growing firm located in the Chicago suburbs (Itasca, IL). Candidates must...
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Cheers to another great year
Family & Friends are what make this time of year special. Our DLA family spent Saturday together in celebration of the season. Thank you for joining us on this journey....
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