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Monthly Archives: August 2013

What we’re reading on the web

We’ve read the Internet cover-to-cover and gathered a list of the coolest things we’ve read lately so you don’t have to! From education-design innovation to a snapshot of what happens every single second on the web – these links will provide you with some excellent long weekend reading material. Enjoy and have a safe and […]


Creating the Premium Fan Experience

This blog post was written by architect Matthew Buchanan. Take a look across the sports architecture landscape and you’ll notice several trends emerging. Chief among them: the facilities “arms race” and creating the premium fan experience. As athletic departments face fiscal and technological challenges, their priority remains filling their seats with fans – and keeping […]


Project Updates: Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Benning Central Issue Facility

Recently, Principal Gene Crager hit the road for site visits to Eglin Air Force Base and Fort Benning, Georgia. Below are project updates from his travels. SOF GSB Facility and SOF GSTB Facility, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida Site construction and underslab utility early start design packages are well on their way at the SOF […]


CDFL Brings Home Three Regional IDEA Awards

It was a big weekend for interior designer Katie Jo Collins as she accepted awards for three CDFL projects at the International Interior Design Association’s (IIDA) regional Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) gala. The Delta Region of the IIDA’s website states the awards’ purpose “is to celebrate outstanding examples of designed interior spaces. It is […]


Meet the Team: David Burnet

Each week we’ll introduce a member of the CDFL team, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. In this week’s edition of Meet the Team we are proud to begin introducing our recently named Senior Associates, beginning with architect David Burnet. David is a Mississippi State graduate, […]


CDFL Office Update: Senior Associates Named, Architects Licensed and Interior Designers Certified

There is always something new to share on the blog – be it a project update or an opportunity to meet another member of the team, but this week we are pleased to report on exciting professional news for several members of our staff. Ron Fender, Parker Reece, and David Burnet were all recently promoted […]


Meet the Team: Gene Crager

Each week we’ll introduce a member of the CDFL team, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. In this week’s edition of Meet the Team we are pleased to introduce Principal Gene Crager. Gene is a husband and father of two daughters, which means he is often […]


Trends and Takeaways from AIA Mississippi Convention

Several CDFL architects attended last month’s AIA Mississippi Convention in Destin, Florida. Below are their takeaways. From Jody Coleman Like us, the AIA has been working to promote their brand through the redevelopment of the AIA website and an increased presence on Facebook and Twitter. They are reaching out to all members of the institute […]