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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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Green Classroom Professional Certificate
A workshop I recently attended was about the Green Classroom Professional Certificate Program. It was about how to develop an environmental...
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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....
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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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Why Isn’t Everyone More Like Me?
In the Spring 2014 Issue of the Illinois Association of School Business Officials' Update magazine, I discuss the Leadership Institute program and one of my key takeaways...
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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...
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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...
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HF Fieldhouse Nearing Completion
@DLA_Architects putting the final touches on the #field-house @HFHS59 #schools #Track #bleachers #education pic.twitter.com/GW1O0NCcBZ — Ed Wright (@EdWright111) March 26, 2014 .@DLA_Architects doing the punch list at @HFHS59 Getting really...
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Classroom Connections
As a member of the Bloomingdale Roselle Rotary Club, I had the opportunity yesterday to reach out to the community as part of our Rotary on the Road Program...
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Problem Based Learning at Elgin Academy
This Problem Based Learning assignment tasked students to successfully design the classroom space. The program challenged 5th through 8th grade students with the question: How could we redesign the interior...
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Don’t miss Business Ledger Newsmakers’ Forum on Energy Efficiency
Here at DLA we’re always looking for ways to save our clients’ money – both during a project and through the life of their facility. We’ve received some great information...
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Help Wanted: Technical Architectural Drafter
DLA Architects, Ltd. is seeking a self-motivated Technical Architectural Drafter to join our growing firm located in Itasca, IL. Candidates must...
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Help Wanted: Architectural Drafter
DLA Architects, Ltd. seeks an Architectural Drafter to join our growing firm located in the Chicago suburbs (Itasca, IL). Candidates must...
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FRWRD Project Earns LEED Silver Certification
U.S. Green Building Council recognizes FRWRD’s commitment to environmental stewardship and energy conservation. The new Administrative Office and Laboratory for FRWRD was designed by DLA Architects, Ltd.
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Good Luck!
Best wishes to our clients who have qualified for the IHSA Football Playoffs...
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