I recommend using—yes, brace yourselves—a reclining chair, comfortable chair and ottoman, or chaise lounge. If reading is your refuge, then a small reading light should definitely be paired with your seating. Add a small table with a drawer to put away your eyeglasses, keys and any media device such as your phone, tablet or laptop. These should be turned off. This is your time.
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
Iconic downtown Gold Building would turn gray under owners’ proposed revamp
Plans call for replacing the existing curtain wall on the 20-story office building with “crystal gray” panes developed by Minnesota-based architectural glass fabricator Viracon.Read More
The pandemic turned the entire nation into homebodies. Now, architects, builders and interior designers are addressing the pain points that emerged when our homes became our offices, schools and entertainment venues.
It doesn’t matter whether you consider this notebook a design journal or a project management tool or a running budget. It is all three.
Forget the colors of the sunsets, burnt oranges, browns and ochres of Italian villas. Repaint your home’s walls in neutral tones that will set the stage for a hip, contemporary vibe.
McFadden walked herself through a four-step plan to design a home where she could overcome the grief of her separation—and through the process, she learned how a space can heal and unlock potential.
Your home is not a museum, so mix your styles freely. If you layer a space with color, texture and an array of styles, your decor choices will have a much longer life and feel personal. Accessories are an affordable way to make sure a space doesn’t get locked into one period or thematic look. […]
Whether you’re wishing you were at a wilderness cabin, the beach or an exotic passport destination, designers and retailers are offering clever ways to bring the world into your quarantined home space.
Innovation means not just exploring new frontiers but also solving problems while doing so. And Christopher Vice, now at Studio Science, has a resume that reflects a career doing just that.
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.
The bridge will be funded by the city of Indianapolis and Lilly Endowment Inc., which two years ago awarded 16 Tech a $38 million grant.
Schmidt Associates principal and CEO Sarah Hempstead said her downtown firm has been looking to expand by tapping into new markets.
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.
Plans are underway to build a national Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.—and the effort has Hoosier fingerprints all over it.
The project—part of a $70 million master plan for the park approved last year—is expected to feature a 40,000-square-foot building in place of the existing park center.
The annual awards, which recognize excellence in local architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, construction, real estate development and more, took place Wednesday at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.