In 20 years, IUPUI leaders want their campus to feel more like the rest of downtown — taller buildings, more parks,
more people hanging out — and they want to connect it to the city’s core.
Indianapolis-based Midwest Model Makers has found big success by making very small objects — specifically, detailed architectural
models of everything from buildings to golf courses to weapons systems.
Jenny Schott Androne, the president and founder of Schott Design Inc., one of the city’s largest interior design firms, has
amassed a diverse array of clients largely by marketing to building managers and landlords, as well as leasing agents and
Especially during a recession, architects need to build strategies to reach new and existing clients and provide them cost-effective design and construction
Three university projects, two of which contain green-building elements, dominated the most recent design awards presented
by the American Institute of Architects Indiana chapter. Of the four award winners, three involved college buildings: the
Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University, the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering at Purdue University, and
the Straw Bale Eco Center at Ball State University.
After years of designing banks, churches and condo conversions, Prince/Alexander Architects Inc. is working
with unnamed partners on a plan to replace its headquarters with a $47 million, 24-story hotel and condo development called
West Merrill Tower.
The city’s oldest skyscraper will get a sleek new look starting this summer, when workers are scheduled to begin installing
a glass-covered curtain wall to replace a storm-scarred facade. Renovation of One Indiana Square should begin in June and
continue for two years.