BELLES ARCHITECTURE DESIGN TEAM
Jenny will track us down on the busiest of days.
Rob Belles, architecture design team leader & licensed architect. Here Rob sketches concepts for a manufacturing building exterior. Rob also will direct electrical, plumbing and mechanicals for this project.
Lynn Belles, during an interior finishes consultation. Lynn specifies finishes including: colors, carpet, flooring and paint. Lynn is an invaluable resource for customers and will help them through the entire design process.
Belles Firm of Architecture is a small family run business.
The architecture design team works long hours and enjoys what they do. Most of all, they enjoy the time they spend working together. They are a professional team working together for your benefit.
BFA supports the educational enrichment of our youth. Over the years the architecture design team has employed four local high school drafting students, one Rock Valley College student, and three college architecture interns. Current drafting students are welcome to contact the firm about future or current employment opportunities.
To support the architecture design team is Nicole at the Perryville Business Center. Nicole is available to distribute materials, receive information, or coordinate messages. Her constant presence enables the architecture design team to focus on what is most important, your project!
ROB C. BELLES, NCARB: FIRM PRINCIPAL
Our architecture design team leader and mentor, Rob, is a Board Certified Architect, currently licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin. Rob brings more than 25 years of professional experience to your project, and is responsible for the oversight and generation of all architectural construction design and documentation. As managing agent, Rob legally signs, seals and is responsible for the content of all building plans produced for you. Our computer drafting system allows Rob to control the quality and coordination of your drawings. This direct method of document production is faster, more efficient, and eliminates drafting errors. Rob understands the intricacies of design, aesthetics, challenges of building codes, and the importance of energy conservation. Rob will work diligently with you to achieve your goals. Big or small, you can depend on Rob’s expertise to find realistic solutions to even the toughest architectural challenges.
LYNN J. BELLES, ALA: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER
Our President and business leader Lynn will be with you throughout your construction project as your representative, reporting progress to you on a regular basis. The first time you meet Lynn will be at your initial design consultation. Lynn’s design responsibilities are focused on the selection of your building materials, specifically related to interior and exterior colors and finishes. Lynn produces all of your presentation color design drawings. Lynn brings 15 years of dedicated experience to your project. She is the set-checker in the office, reading every word and diagram on your set of drawings. Lynn serves as your project manager ready to navigate you through the design process–from initial consultation to building department issues through finished construction. Lynn is a diligent advocate for you, providing superior customer service and exceptional attention to detail.
MANDIE MAGUIRE: INTERIOR DESIGN INTERN
The latest addition to our office family is Mandie Maguire. Mandie has worked for
us for some time now as our realtor. She takes care of keeping our rental
properties full by advertising, showing and screening applicants for us. Her realtor
position was part time as she worked toward her Bachelors Degree in Interior
Design. Because we know Mandie and that she is a hard worker and quick
learner, Upon graduation from International Academy of Design and Technology,
we offered her a job as a part-time entry level intern. Mandie will be logging her
hours that are required to sit for the interior design licensure exam while learning
the field from a professional point of view. Mandie will assist Lynn in selecting
colors and finishes and learn to depict them graphically through the use of
AutoCad. Mandie brings her talent and dedication to our office and in the future
we are sure you will meet Mandie at design meetings and in the field.