Rowland Design—one of the city’s largest and oldest commercial interior design firms—is changing its name to Luminaut Rowland in Indianapolis after being acquired by Luminaut, one of Cincinnati’s largest design firms.
Experts select 10 of the best-designed restaurants and bars in central Indiana
The Rathskeller and Vida lead a list of the area’s top 10 best designed restaurants and bars, selected by AIA Indianapolis.Read More
Architect Stephen Alexander helping to sketch future of Old Southside
He has a big plan for the south side of downtown, but the plan is ever evolving and it will require hundreds of millions of dollars in investment and large-scale rethinking of development along the Interstate 70 corridor.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Remodelers reveal what homeowners want in pandemic era
An architect, interior designer and design-build contractor discuss the sudden shift in priorities for the home, how much projects can cost and how crews get the work done in the middle of a health crisis.Read More
Ratio principal Bill Browne talks Pan Am Plaza project
Ratio is architect for the $550 million project by Kite Realty Group Trust that includes a Signia Hilton, an expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and—eventually—a second, 600-room Hilton-branded hotel.Read More
The problem is that our current systems—the ones that do everything from keeping grocery stores stocked to hospitals functioning—are optimized to work very, very efficiently under normal conditions. But not necessarily when things go sideways.
Dye—often with his wife, Alice—designed more than 20 courses in Indiana and more than 150 worldwide. Golfer Greg Norman referred to him as the “Picasso of golf architecture” who changed golf course design in the 20th century.
Known as the “First Lady of Golf Architecture,” Alice Dye was an dominant figure in golf design in partnership with her husband, Pete Dye, and as an amateur player. The Indianapolis native died Friday at age 91.
Columbus’ North Christian Church was the final project designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen but has landed on Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered” list.
Currently, the firm is overseeing building expansions at Mt. Vernon Middle School in Fortville and Delta High School in Muncie. Both projects include plans to make the buildings more secure.
A 17-year veteran of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission has been appointed administrator of the city body, replacing longtime leader David Baker.
The $120 million building will become yet another signature structure in the new Market East district, a section of downtown that until recently featured a sea of parking lots and ramshackle buildings.
Since the Hamilton County seat created its Architectural Review Board in 2001, it has granted more than 500 waivers to deviate from its architectural standards.
InterDesign Inc., one of the city’s 10 largest architectural firms, has been acquired by Cleveland-based K2M Design Inc., the companies announced Monday.
Critics say the absence of standards could have negative results for Hoosiers’ energy bills and lead to a “slumlord’s dream” scenario.
The co-founder of Axis Architecture + Interiors says design is a collaborative, participatory process that’s based on research and listening.
Members of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission say they postponed a vote on the Mass Ave project at the request of City-County Council members who argue the building’s massive screen could run afoul of billboard rules. Commission members also questioned the building’s design and even its bold colors.
An Illinois-based developer has received the first approval necessary to build a 140-room extended-stay hotel downtown, as Indy’s lodging market continues to swell.
The team charged with designing and engineering downtown’s $20 million transit center—which has begun to emerge south of Washington Street between Delaware and Alabama streets—took on three core challenges.