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Yearly Archives: 2017

Fourth Annual Holiday Trivia Extravaganza

It’s here! It’s here! The moment we know you’ve all been waiting for: our Annual CDFL Holiday Trivia Extravaganza. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking a glimpse at some of our team’s funny family photos and felt free to laugh  ̶a̶t̶  with us in our vintage holiday garb. Thanks for reading, and have a very Merry […]


A Fun, Old-Fashioned Family Christmas!

It’s CDFL like you’ve never seen us before: presenting our fun, old-fashioned family Christmas card collection. We hope you enjoy this trip down our fictional memory lane!


A Very Merry #TBT


St. Catherine’s Village Progress Update

A look at the progress at St. Catherine’s Village as work continues on the Skill Nursing Facility expansion.


Project Update: Word of Life Church Expansion

Flowood’s Word of Life Church is in the process of expanding their facility, and we’re thrilled to be helping them enhance their congregants’ experience and accomplish their programmatic goals. Here’s a peek at where things stand: – Construction is well underway – Steel has been erected and building will be closed in soon – The […]


Design Inspiration: Samantha King

I have a few specific projects to which I always seem to return, and with those projects I try to get in a mindset similar to that of the architect responsible for those designs. I do occasionally deviate to other projects of theirs, but I find these three to be most influential. The Pierre | […]


Meet the Team: James Tobermann

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our new CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce mechanical engineer in training, James Tobermann. What do you do at CDFL? As a Mechanical Engineer, I will be assisting in the […]


Project Update: UMMC School of Medicine Dedication

The dedication of The University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine took place on August 4, 2017. CDFL is proud to have served alongside Eley Guild Hardy as Architects on this project. “This is a significant project for our state and we could not be happier with the outcome,” said CDFL President Rob Farr. Ribbon […]


Meet the Team: Jared Robinson

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our new CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce intern architect Jared Robinson. What do you do at CDFL? I am an intern architect with the goal of becoming a licensed […]


Meet the Team: Ashton Polk

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our new CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce Ashton Polk, a recent addition to our admin team. What unique attributes do you bring to the CDFL team? I feel the […]


Project Updates: Around Town

We recently took a spin around the metro area to take a look at some of our projects’ exterior progress. Here’s a glimpse into what we saw: University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Medicine | Jackson, Mississippi New entrance to Buffalo Peak and surrounding businesses  | Jackson, Mississippi Two Mississippi Museums: Museum of Mississippi […]


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! Do you ever find yourself hitting that mid-afternoon slump, hungry and tired and with a less than optimally functioning brain? Not to worry – MyDomaine has you covered with five foods guaranteed to […]


Meet the Team: Joshua Johnson

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our new CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce intern architect Joshua Johnson. What unique attributes do you bring to the CDFL team? I bring a thorough knowledge of Revit, a […]


Meet the Team: Samantha King

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our new CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce intern architect Samantha King. What do you do at CDFL? I am an intern architect who is trying to absorb as much […]


Meet the Team: Trey Vann

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce graphic designer Trey Vann. What is your favorite TV Show? I don’t watch much programmed TV anymore but I love watching YouTube. Where […]


Project Update: Oxford-University Stadium

We’re thrilled to continue our work at Oxford-University Stadium and share some exciting news about additions and renovations taking place at the home of the Rebels! These updates place an emphasis on new team spaces for players and coaches as well as new premium club spaces for fans. The fan experience spaces will include a […]


Meet the Team: Keith Bradshaw

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our new CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce mechanical designer Keith Bradshaw. What do you do at CDFL? I review specifications and other data to develop mechanical layouts using Revit […]


Exciting News from CDFL

CDFL is proud to share some exciting news about additions to our firm’s leadership team! Architects Chris Myers, AIA; Matthew Buchanan, AIA; and Newell Watkins, AIA, have recently been named Principals of the firm. Additionally, architect Katie Lightsey Browning, AIA, has been elevated to the position of firm Associate.  “We are thrilled to add these […]


Office Update

CDFL is pleased to announce that we have been selected to provide engineering and architectural services to Mississippi State University as they upgrade the sound system at Davis Wade Stadium. Together with WJHW, a world-renowned audio/visual designer, we look forward to providing Mississippi State with the latest in sound system design. Our team will use […]


Meet the Team: Rob Ashley

Each week we’ll be introducing one of our new CDFL employees, or as we like to think of ourselves, the “us” in the Power of Plus. This week we are proud to introduce architect Rob Ashley. How long have you been in the profession? It’s hard to believe, but I’ve been doing this for 29 […]


MCEF Skills Competition Q+A

Intern architect Kwayera Franklin recently participated in his third Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) Skills Competition as an industry volunteer. Enjoy this look into Kwayera’s experience and this incredible annual event. How did you get involved with MCEF and the Skills Competition? In 2014, Jackie Smithers and I were asked to prepare drawings for the […]


Now Hiring: Intern Architect

CDFL is hiring, and we’re in search of an architectural intern to join our team! The role of Intern Architect at CDFL provides an opportunity to establish a solid foundation for your architectural career. From day one, you will be paired with a Project Architect and have exposure to all aspects of the built environment. […]