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Dan Overbey Receives Award of Outstanding Achievement

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Dan Overbey Receives Award of Outstanding Achievement

Daniel Overbey, Director of Sustainability at Browning Day, was honored on Friday, April 10, with an Award of Outstanding Achievement by the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) Alumni Society. The Award of Outstanding Achievement is bestowed on CAP alumni who hold positions of distinction, demonstrate exceptional success in their field, and make outstanding contributions to their profession and to society. Dan graduated Summa Cum Laude from CAP in 2005 with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and Bachelor of Science in Environmental….

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Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Promotes Chris Haskett to Project Manager

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Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Promotes Chris Haskett to Project Manager

Chris has more than 14 years of experience in Architecture and is recognized for his work on the IU Global and International Studies Building, Elanco Global Headquarters Expansion, State Fairgrounds Coliseum Renovation, and Indy Bike Hub YMCA. Chris first joined Browning Day in 2001 and returned to the firm in 2011. “His skill, dedication, and attention to client service have been exemplary and we acknowledge his continued leadership in these areas,” said Browning Day President and Principal, Jonathan Hess. Chris….

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2014 Monumental Awards Architecture Honor Award – Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center

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2014 Monumental Awards Architecture Honor Award – Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects welcomed the Indianapolis Zoo’s invitation to create a state-of-the art exhibit for orangutans with a tremendous sense of pride and responsibility. Our goal was simple – give the orangutans spaces that function as trees to allow them to express their normal behaviors for optimal physical, physiological, and intellectual health. The design team went back to the primates’ native habitat for inspiration. From material selection to the layout of the exhibit, we successfully mimicked the environment….

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2014 Monumental Awards Landscape Architecture Honor Award – St. John’s Courtyard

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2014 Monumental Awards Landscape Architecture Honor Award – St. John’s Courtyard

The first Catholic parish established in Indianapolis, St. John’s Catholic Church has been serving a diverse congregation of downtown parishioners and visitors for more than 175 years.  This diverse group ranges from downtown professionals, to IUPUI students and the homeless, all of whom come to this house of God for solace, encouragement, and refuge. Located adjacent to the western end of Georgia Street, the church’s courtyard is one of the few spaces that offer a potential for outdoor seating and….

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2014 INASLA Merit Award – Jacobs School of Music

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2014 INASLA Merit Award – Jacobs School of Music

The East Studio Building project for the internationally acclaimed Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University is a new facility that accommodates faculty teaching studios, as well as music practice rooms, classrooms, and rehearsal rooms. Browning Day extensively developed the surrounding site to accommodate a vehicular environment within a pedestrian setting. Our design created a corner plaza that serves both as a campus space and an arts district gateway at a major entrance to campus, while effectively dealing with accessibility….

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Union Station to Undergo Repairs

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Union Station to Undergo Repairs

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects (BDMD) recently completed a study of Union Station that identified nearly $7 million in needed repairs and improvements. The building is structurally sound and emergency repairs have already been completed. Greg Jacoby, BDMD Principal, and Adam Thies, director of the Department of Metropolitan Development, led members of the media on a tour of the building on August 20, 2014.  

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Groundbreaking of CityWay YMCA

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Groundbreaking of CityWay YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has broken ground on its newest center in the CityWay complex! YMCA officials were joined by representatives from Eli Lilly and Company, the City of Indianapolis and Buckingham Companies at the groundbreaking ceremony, held on the site of the new 87,000 square feet full-service center that is also one of the largest in the country. Browning Day designed the $22 million facility that will be an exciting addition to this vibrant neighborhood in the heart….

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Browning Day Announces Promotions

INASLA Celebrates National Landscape Architecture Month

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INASLA Celebrates National Landscape Architecture Month

April is National Landscape Architecture Month and for the  occasion, the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (INASLA) commissioned Outside the Box, a local non-profit that assists people with developmental disabilities, to create an art piece that shows all components of landscape architecture. This art piece is currently on display in the Central Library in downtown Indianapolis. BDMD’s landscape architecture studio took a stroll to the library to support this initiative and admire the piece. In photo from….

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International Orangutan Center Gets National Coverage

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International Orangutan Center Gets National Coverage

  The International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo is getting national attention, with coverage in the Chicago Tribune and on CNN. The center’s unique design and remarkable interactive features provide the Orangutans an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible.  The highly anticipated exhibit will allow the public an unprecedented level of interaction with the primates.  Both media outlets list the exhibit as a destination place in Indianapolis. It will open to the public during Memorial Day….

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