William M.Baxley Joins LEO A DALY Minneapolis as V.P. and Director of Design >
(MINNEAPOLIS – August 24, 2010) William M. Baxley, AIA, joins international architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm LEO A DALY as vice president and director of design of the firm’s Minneapolis office.
For more than twenty years, Baxley has been dedicated to working with clients to responsibly and effectively design buildings that speak to the heart of the community. Through an approach that emphasizes dialogue, transparency and accessibility with his clients, he achieves exceptional design in all his projects.
He has designed a wide range of projects throughout the country, including government, library, religious, mixed-use, corporate, educational, recreational and residential projects. Prior to joining LEO A DALY, Baxley was a partner at the BKV Group in Minneapolis for 12 years.
His diverse portfolio of projects include: Clare Boothe Luce Library at Mepkin Abbey, Monck’s Corner, S.C., Western Wyoming Community College, Pervomayski Pavilion, Novosibersk, Russia, Colle+McVoy Advertising, Minn., Owatonna Art Center Renovation/Master Plan, Owatonna, Minn., Minnesota Army and Air National Guard, Joint Forces Headquarters, Arden Hills, Minn., Baton Rouge Police Headquarters and Public Safety Training Academy, Needs Assessment and Master Plan, Baton Rouge, La., Edina City Hall and Police Station, Edina, Minn., and the Rondo Community Outreach Library, St. Paul, Minn.,
“Baxley’s stellar portfolio and extensive experience designing projects of all types in Minnesota make him ideally suited to lead our Minneapolis design team,” said Ted Redmond, LEO A DALY Minneapolis’ managing principal. “His outstanding design talent and passion for collaborative architecture will add an exciting dynamic to our firm.” A member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Baxley has received more than 30 professional and project design awards within the last 12 years. In 2007, his design of the City Hall and Police facility for the City of Plymouth received an Honor Award from the Minnesota AIA, The Governor’s Award from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and an Honor citation from the National AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice. In 2009, he was awarded an Honor Citation for the City of St. Cloud Police headquarters from the National AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice. In 2004, he was awarded Minnesota’s AIA Young Architect Award.
Baxley received a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University in New York, which included a year-long program at the University Di Firenze in Italy. He is a registered architect in the states of Minnesota and Wyoming.
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