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Monthly Archives: October 2014

What We’re Trick or Treating

We were too busy enjoying the beautiful weather and each other’s mad pumpkin carving skills to be bothered with surfing the web for this week’s link roundup. Instead, skip your weekly reads, enjoy these shots from last night’s Halloween celebration, and get out there and enjoy the holiday weekend. Be safe, y’all!


Design Inspiration: Kwayera Franklin

This post is part of a series exploring the places, people, and things our team draws inspiration from. Today’s design inspiration post comes from intern architect Kwayera Franklin. For me, design is adaptive and interpretive. Architectural design is an art that sparks innovation in the mind of designer and user. Of all the great edifices […]


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! Not that the average traveler needs to be convinced of Madrid’s cool factor, but this hotel made an already appealing destination even more awesome. 19 of the world’s most talented architects and designers […]


Affinity Specialty Clinics Groundbreaking

Last week we tweeted a sneak peek at the groundbreaking for Affinity Health Group’s new Specialty Clinics located in Monroe, Louisiana. Adjacent to Monroe Surgical Hospital, the 3-story, 93,233 square foot facility will be divided into 15 separate clinics. Each clinic will be equipped with 1-2 physicians with an approximate total of 100 physicians working […]


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! Held in Denmark, the upcoming Media Architecture Biennale 2014 will act as a coming out party for an exhibition of the now ten-year-old MIT Senseable Cities Lab’s works. In response to that exhibit, […]


Women in Architecture: Part I

We asked two of our architects, Ann Somers, AIA and Katie Lightsey, AIA, to share their thoughts in response to a Wall Street Journal article entitled “In Architecture, a Glass Ceiling.” The article is a look at how, despite the dramatically growing number of women in the field, firm leadership is still dominated by men. […]


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! The second in a two-part series about the design and construction of 1 World Trade Center, this FastCoDesign post is an incredible look at the woman behind the building. The project’s technical director, […]


Meet the Photographer: Jeffrey Jacobs

With the CDFL team nearly met (stay tuned for next week’s exciting conclusion!) we thought it might be fun to introduce you to the people who help make our work look good. Jeffrey Jacobs is one of our post-construction photographers that we use to ensure our work is documented in a way that is both […]