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Northgate Student Housing

Northgate Student Housing Located on the campus of The University of Mississippi, the Northgate housing facility provided exciting new housing opportunities for the school. The project did not come without a challenge, as CDFL was tasked with providing complete design services and creating a housing addition that would be fully functional following an 18-month schedule […]


Highland Village

Highland Village CDFL is proud to have been involved in the revitalization of one of the stalwarts of Jackson commerce, Highland Village. The multi-faceted effort has included mechanical, electrical, architectural, landscape, and interior design services. In order to improve the flow of traffic for shoppers, the central stair was removed and vision into the shopping […]


What We’re Greening

In honor of Jackson’s upcoming St. Patrick’s Day’s festivities, this week we’ve rounded up some green reads from right here on our own website. The pot of gold is more like LEED Gold, and there are no leprechauns to speak of – only architects and engineers – but we think our green work is still […]


The Ridges

The Ridges The Ridges, an 865-bed project at the University of Mississippi, demanded teamwork of the highest order to meet the compressed schedule and tight budget. The design and construction team was able to solve complex problems that included construction techniques adapted specifically for this project and an unyielding demand for institutional buildings that had […]


Naval Construction Battalion Center

NCBC Katrina Recap Package 4A, 22nd Command & Control Center Naval Construction Battalion Center The renovation and new construction work at the Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) in Gulfport, Mississippi, was part of repairs resulting from Hurricane Katrina. The CDFL team conducted field investigations and facility condition assessments and provided scope of work statements and […]


Keesler Air Force Base

Keesler Air Force Base CDFL’s work at Keelser AFB spans 12 years and encompasses over 500,000 sf. Projects include Katrina Package 11, two technical training facilities, and a vehicle operations facility. CDFL provided a full range of design and engineering services for all projects. The Katrina Package 11 project included the construction of three facilities: […]


Redstone Arsenal

Redstone Arsenal Located in Huntsville, Alabama, the Rotary Wing Hangar is a design-build project for a 126,278 sf hangar and administrative facility. The hangar is designed to the specific requirements of the Redstone Test Center (RTC) – previously the ATTC of Ft. Rucker – and includes administrative offices, aviation operations, testing areas, and parts storage […]


Fort Benning

Fort Benning CDFL’s Ft. Benning portfolio includes four outstanding projects: ATB/IET Complex, Warrior in Transition Barracks, Central Issue Facility, and Maneuver Center Headquarters. The firm provided full professional design services for the first three and HVAC and electrical engineering services on the Maneuver Center Headquarters. The ATB/IET Complex, consisting of 280,000 SF in 13 buildings, […]


Fort Knox

Fort Knox CDFL’s work at Ft. Knox consists of over 700,000 square feet of multiple building types including Company Operations Facilities, Barracks, Headquarters facilities, and a Dining facility. For every project, CDFL provided a full range of design and engineering services. All buildings were designed for energy efficiency and are LEED® Silver certifiable. The Warrior […]


Fort Jackson

Fort Jackson Ft. Jackson serves as one of the Army’s main training centers for Basic Training and in 2007 began renovating and constructing new living quarters for Soldiers. CDFL’s work at Ft. Jackson includes the design of two Training Barracks Complexes and renovation of a third totaling over 671,919 total square feet. For each project, […]


The University of Mississippi Thad Cochran National Center for Natural Products Research

The University of Mississippi Thad Cochran National Center for Natural Products Research A center for primary research in the utilization of natural products, the Cochran Center has brought together an alliance of academia, government and the private sector to integrate research, development and commercialization of useful natural products. The center is designed to address completely […]


The University of Mississippi Galtney Center for Academic Computing

Galtney Center for Academic Computing The Galtney Center for Academic Computing is the end result of a complete interior and exterior renovation of the two-level structure formally known as Weir Hall. The first floor houses the core components for the Galtney Center for Academic Computing, consisting of IBM and MAC seminar rooms, administrative offices, student […]


The University of Mississippi Insight Park, Medicinal Plant Garden

The University of Mississippi Insight Park, Medicinal Plant Garden The Medicinal Plant Garden was created in 1965 for the cultivation and study of medicinally important plants. It is now used for research in drug discovery for the faculty and students of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi. A seed bank was established […]


Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell Work at Fort Campbell consists of nine different projects – encompassing over 1.6 million square feet, 47 buildings and over 10 years of on-base presence. CDFL was tasked with designing an array of different facilities, including Barracks, Child Development Centers, Company Operations Facilities, Religious Facilities, Headquarters Facilities, Training Facilities, and Dining Facilities. For […]


Dr. A.H. McCoy Federal Building Renovation

Dr. A.H. McCoy Federal Building Renovation The modernization of the 442,689-square-foot, 15-story McCoy Federal Building was designed and constructed under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Design Excellence Program. The renovation included improved circulation patterns, updated accessibility and sustainability features; complete new building systems; and site re-development. In addition, a new curvilinear entrance pavilion, clad in […]


The University of Mississippi Residential Colleges

The University of Mississippi Residential Colleges The Residential Colleges at the University of Mississippi provide a unique academic experience for undergraduates as a place to live and learn. For CDFL, the challenge was to create a holistic environment that enhanced the academic experience while fostering community among faculty and residents. The design incorporated classrooms, study […]


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 […]


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 […]