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Monthly Archives: October 2013

What We’re Reading on the Web

As usual, we’ve read the Internet cover-to-cover and rounded up some of the most interesting reads out there for your perusal. Enjoy! Were the usual tricks and treats not enough for you this year? Not enough fright last night? If so, (and if not!) check out these truly unbelievable pictures taken from the top of […]


Mississippi Celebrates Architecture 2013

This post was written by architect Katie Lightsey. Katie served as Reception Coordinator for the MCA 2013 Committee. The Mississippi Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) focuses on the development and advancement of the architecture profession through education, advocacy, and community. Mississippi Celebrates Architecture is an event established by MAIA to provide educational […]


St. Catherine’s Celebrates Their 25th, Groundbreaking for New Mississippi Museums

St. Catherine’s Celebrates 25th Anniversary Recently, longtime CDFL client St. Catherine’s Village recognized their 25th Anniversary with a celebration commemorating their esteemed past while looking toward the future. CDFL President Rob Farr was on hand to join in the celebration and speak on the Village’s future vision and our latest project, an expansion at Campbell […]


What we’re reading on the web

As usual, we’ve read the Internet cover-to-cover and rounded up some of the most interesting reads out there for your perusal. Enjoy! From CoDesign: A Hanoi-based Vietnamese architecture firm has built a prototype bamboo house designed to weather the storms, floods, and mudslides that plague the nation’s cities and countrysides. Interesting read and great pictures […]


Senior Associate Parker Reece Participates in Mississippi State University College of Architecture Panel

Salmon Architects’ Amelia Salmon invited Senior Associate and mechanical engineer Parker Reece, along with electrical engineer Chris Green of The Power Source, to participate in a panel discussion for students in Mississippi State’s College of Architecture 5th Year Program. The 5th Year Program takes place in Jackson and this year’s class is comprised of 31 […]


Meet the Team: Mr. Bob

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. This week we are excited to present a special edition of our Meet the Team feature as we introduce an important member of the CDFL family, Bob Farr. Mr. Bob, […]


CDFL Wins AIA Mississippi Award

It was an exciting weekend for CDFL as we were the proud recipients of the Honor Award in the Architecture | New Construction category at this Saturday’s Mississippi Celebrates Architecture event. The Honor Award was given in recognition of our work with Schwartz/Silver Architects on the Security Pavilion and modernization of the Dr. A.H. McCoy […]


What We’re Reading on the Web

As usual, we’ve read the Internet cover-to-cover* and rounded up some of the most interesting reads out there for your perusal. Enjoy! Last week we brought you some of the world’s most intimidating and beautiful boardrooms; this week FastCoExist brings you a very creative but mostly terrifying take on the future of rentable meeting space. […]


Beyond the Blueprints: Healthcare Facility Renovation

This post was written by Senior Associate and Mechanical Engineer, Parker Reece. Construction was recently completed on a project CDFL designed for the renovation of one floor of an inpatient healthcare facility. This project involved the fit-out of a shell space and renovation of a portion of a floor constructed in the early 1960s. CDFL’s […]


Project Update: UMMC Cardiovascular Center

This update on the Cardiovascular Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center was written by intern architect Parker Anderson. There is lots of exciting progress being made on the Cardiovascular Center at UMMC! The interior renovation for the Prep/Recovery portion of the building is the farthest along. Most of the finishes are in place, […]


What We’re Reading on the Web

As usual, we’ve read the Internet cover-to-cover* and rounded up some of the most interesting reads out there for your perusal. Enjoy! Ready to feel intimidated while simultaneously being wowed by beautiful design? Check out Slate’s tour of the World’s Most Intimidating Boardrooms. There’s an app for that! Architizer has compiled a list of handy […]


DIRTT Factory Tour

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) Environmental Solutions is a leader in creating sustainable and customizable interiors. Their reconfigurable walls and customizable millwork allow spaces to grow as spaces change and unforeseen challenges are encountered. Recently, several members of the CDFL team visited the headquarters. “DIRTT solutions are more about minor […]


Meet the Team: Amanda Taylor

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. Due to the nature of introducing our staff in alphabetical order, this week we will take a break from introducing our architects, engineers, and designers to introduce the first of […]


What We’re Reading on the Web

As usual, we’ve read the Internet cover-to-cover* and rounded up some of the most interesting reads out there for your perusal. Enjoy! This video of the simulated completion of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia is an incredible look at the signature endeavor of the Spanish architect’s career. The completed basilica is due to open in 2026, 100 […]


Office Update

As always, there are lots of exciting things going on at CDFL. It’s been an eventful few weeks around here and we thought it was high time we shared some of our news and accolades. Rob Farr awarded St. Andrews Loyalty Award President Rob Farr was featured in the St. Andrews Alumni Magazine, Archways, for […]