ABOUT US Saavedra Gehlhausen Architects is a Minority Owned, CMS Certified, Bilingual Full Service Architectural Firm with dedicated and experienced professionals committed to improving the built environment combining design excellence, constructibility and functionality that are balanced with our client's needs and budget. Saavedra Gehlhausen Architects has been commissioned to design a variety of projects for a diverse group of institutional, commercial, civic and private clients in various regions of the United States, Central and South America. Our buildings and interiors have been designed to convey a lasting image, as well as integrate the latest technology and sustainability. Current trends in the work, learning, healing and worship environments are integral parts of our design philosophy while at the same time creating lasting and durable environments. Daniel G. Saavedra, AIA and Guy. D. Gehlhausen, AIA have collaborated on architectural projects for over thirty years. Our office, kept strategically small, allows principals and key personnel to focus attention on every detail throughout the project, no matter how small. Our work ranges in scale and type. Saavedra Gehlhausen Architects has been involved in the design and construction of numerous governmental, educational, commercial and medical facilities. These facilities have ranged from banks to maintenance facilities. Numerous office buildings have been designed and executed ranging from 2,100 square feet to 250,00 square foot multi-specialty facilities. These structures have been executed in both the traditional design/bid/build delivery method, as well as the design/build delivery method. Recently the firm was responsible for the design of the first LEED-Gold Certified projects in the Rockford area. One of these projects was the first LEED-Gold Certified community college in the state of Illinois.