ARTICLES

WHITE: In honor of native son Michael Graves

he architecture of Michael Graves is controversial. Some dismiss his work for its post-modern and overly decorative qualities.
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WHITE: Car culture drives up development costs

In central Indiana, 94 percent of Hoosiers own a car, and we generally don’t think twice about getting behind the wheel to go to work, the grocery store or the doctor’s office.
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Hoosier architects need to reach out globally

Indianapolis-area architects are missing out on a wealth of outsourced design work for construction projects.
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Indy's northeast corridor train will reduce traffic, relieve air pollution, limit urban sprawl

On Sept. 26, the Indiana Regional Transportation Council voted to move to the next phase in the development of a mass transit line connecting downtown Indianapolis to Hamilton County, and it couldn't have come at a better time.
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VIEWPOINT: Could design transform your company?

At first glance, it seems like an odd scenario: a group of Indianapolis architects attending an auto show in Detroit so they can hear an Ohio guy talk about golf clubs. As convoluted as that seems, though, the trip makes perfect sense when you understand its purpose. We went to hear people talk about design and how it can define a product, brand or company. The event we attended was the AutoWeek Design Forum, presented as a part of the...
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VIEWPOINT: Indy needs more contemporary design

As an architect, I'm always interested in work that wins national architecture and interior-design awards. And as a contemporary design fan, I also make it a point to visit cities and attractions with unique and interesting design. So a few weeks back, I drove a couple of hours south to visit a boutique hotel in Louisville that's been creating a buzz and earning awards since it opened a year ago. The property is 21c, a 90-room hotel and museum dedicated...
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