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First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church Commissioned by First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, CDFL was tasked with developing a master plan that would accommodate the church’s growth. The church was expanding rapidly and the physical plant was unable to contain its growth without realignment. CDFL led First Presbyterian’s planning effort, successfully setting up expectations and plans for the […]


Mississippi MED-COM

Mississippi MED-COM In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it became clear to the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the public safety community that our state was in need of a centralized emergency medical communications center. Intended to fulfill that need, Mississippi MED-COM will serve as a daily communications center for routine and emergency transfers […]


University of Mississippi Medical Center, Children’s Hospital Master Plan

University of Mississippi Medical Center Children’s Hospital Master Plan Feeling the constraints of their existing pediatric facilities, the University of Mississippi Medical Center called upon CDFL and Atlanta-based medical planning consultants Kurt Salmon to develop a new facility and master plan for Children’s Hospital. As a result of the master planning sessions, UMMC established five […]


Affinity Health Group

Affinity Health Group When Affinity Heath Group in Monroe, Louisiana began looking to expand their ambulatory clinical services, they purchased 7.89 acres immediately adjacent to their existing surgical center to create their medical campus. CDFL created a long range master plan that would meet the evolving needs of Affinity Health Group. To accomplish this, CDFL met […]


Office Update

While the practice of building buildings keeps us plenty busy, lately we’ve had even more than the average amount of excitement around here. We’ve expanded our leadership team, been out in the community, and have even managed to snag another award. Here’s a taste of what we’ve been up to: For over 25 years, CDFL […]


St. Catherine’s Village

St. Catherine’s Village The original multi-phased CDFL project, produced from 1989 to 2000, is the most comprehensive Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in the State of Mississippi. Included in the fully master-planned 160 acre site are over 250,000 SF of studio and one or two bedroom suites within the independent living complex; an assisted living […]


University of Mississippi Medical Center Master Plan

University of Mississippi Medical Center Master Plan In 2009, The University of Mississippi Medical Center selected CDFL and Eley Guild Hardy Architects (EGH) to develop a new 50-year master plan for the campus. CDFL + EGH formed a joint venture with Boston architecture firm Sasaki Associates, Inc. and Atlanta based medical planning consultants Kurt Salmon […]


Trustmark National Bank Highland Colony Parkway Branch

Trustmark National Bank Highland Colony Parkway Branch Trustmark’s Highland Colony Parkway branch location marks the beginning of a new direction in the relationship between the bank and its patrons. In addition to serving as the Madison County operations headquarters for the company, the branch bank takes a more informal approach to personal banking with the […]


Puckett Machinery Headquarters

Puckett Machinery Headquarters Puckett Machinery, the sole sales and maintenance provider for Caterpillar in central and southern Mississippi, values customer service. So when Puckett decided to relocate their facility, they reached out to CDFL to design and create a facility with the customer foremost in mind. To do this, CDFL designed a headquarters with large-scale […]


Focus on Engineering: JSU College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Increasingly, some of the most sought-after professionals have degrees in engineering. From labs to design firms, engineers are playing key roles in organizations and, more broadly, in our national economy. That’s why it’s critical that our colleges and universities invest in the training and education of the next generation of engineers. CDFL has had the […]


The Verner S. Holmes Learning Resource Center

The Verner S. Holmes Learning Resource Center Renovating the Verner S. Holmes Learning Resource Center (LRC) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center provided unique challenges. First and foremost, a redesign would affect 17 departments and over 13,000 people while CDFL redesigned the facility to maximize space for students and create a more efficient workplace […]


Jackson State University College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Jackson State University College of Science, Engineering and Technology The College of Science, Engineering and Technology establishes a new gateway to the western edge of Jackson State University and provides a much-needed home to the school’s engineering program. This 89,880-square foot project exemplifies the integrated design approach essential to achieving sustainability. It responds to the […]


Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence

Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence The Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) at the University of Mississippi is an exercise in contrasts: a factory floor in an academic setting, a future-focused technology center on an historic university campus. CDFL designed the CME to be a cutting-edge experiential teaching environment in which students can […]