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Monthly Archives: April 2015

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! Book report time! From Architectural Digest, here’s a preview of art historian Florian Heine’s upcoming Buildings That Revolutionized Architecture. The Guardian has a fascinating take on modern modes of transportation in urban areas. […]


Thoughts on Open Office Noise

This article was written by architect Colby Dearman. As designers of many different types of workplace environments, we juggle a lot of an organization’s priorities. Perhaps the factor given the most weight in this constant analysis is work place noise. This article from the Harvard Business Review focuses on how to prevent noise from ruining […]


What We’re Reading: Special Edition

Today’s reading of the internet comes to us courtesy of guest web surfer Colby Dearman, AIA. He’s sharing his favorite links from his daily reads, and swears that he followed the rules and read the internet cover to cover. Enjoy! As an architect, we were always taught in school to describe our designs as if […]


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! While this editor has zero desire to be attending Coachella, these modern spots in the California desert valley definitely look like they’re worth a visit. Check out these stunners out west. Resumes are […]


Branding Through Design

This blog post was written by interior designer Katie Jo Chane, IIDA. Tailoring interiors for individual clients is an integral part of the design process. Whether a client has an established brand, or is looking to enhance their image through a new space, we can assist in bringing these ideas and ideals to life in […]


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 aesthetically stunning and highly functional app encourages children to design their very own robots through a veritable “digital toolbox.” Amazing! It’s often said that life’s about the journey, and not the destination. […]


Ask Pl’us’: Preparing Your Yard for Warm Weather

Ask Pl’us’ is a blog feature in which we utilize CDFL’s Power of Plus to share some of our experts’ opinions on landscaping, how to get the most of your space, lighting, and more. If you have questions you’d like answered by our architects, engineers, interior designers, or landscape designer, please email [email protected] Things are […]


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! Here’s a look at some new libraries ditching their mahogany wood paneling and investing in new technologies. Behold the winners of the 2015 American Institute of Architects Library Awards. This slideshow is a […]


ASHRAE 90.1-2010

Recently, our mechanical and electrical engineering departments were asked to present on Mississippi’s adoption of ASHRAE 90.1-2010, the first energy code our state has adopted, and its impact on our industry. Their presentation to our architectural group addressed new building envelope requirements and the effect these measures will have on energy savings. The ensuing discussion […]