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John Dierdorf Receives Leadership Achievement Award

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John Dierdorf Receives Leadership Achievement Award

Congratulations to John Dierdorf, CEO of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects, for receiving the 2013 Indiana Credit Union League Leadership Achievement Award. The presentation was made at the Chairman’s Awards Banquet at the JW Marriott Hotel on Sept. 27, during the League’s statewide convention. John is Chairman of the Board of Forum Credit Union and has been instrumental in transforming Forum CU into a premier financial institution. Under his leadership, FORUM CU has enjoyed tremendous growth and achieved significant milestones….

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Alcoa Storm Water Runoff Reduction Project Receives Award

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Alcoa Storm Water Runoff Reduction Project Receives Award

Safety, sustainability and beauty blend into a perfect, award-winning solution. Browning Day was honored on Friday, September 20, with an INASLA Merit Award for the Alcoa Stormwater Runoff Reduction Project. Jon Hutslar PLA, ASLA accepted the award on behalf of the firm. Alcoa’s strong commitment to excellence in both their products and the footprint they leave on the planet was the catalyst behind their Lafayette, Indiana, leadership’s decision to redesign 33 acres of property, primarily made up of the industrial plant….

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New Beginnings for Old Friends Cemetery Park

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New Beginnings for Old Friends Cemetery Park

Westfield, Indiana became a city in 2008 and immediately embarked on its first master plan called the Grand Junction. Completed and adopted by the City Council in 2009, the Grand Junction’s ultimate aspiration is to become “the place to be,” a destination place for residents of Westfield. The recommended first piece of the plan, the “Park and Plaza,” is quickly becoming the recognizable heart and center of Westfield, as envisioned. The plan contains new tree-lined streets, two streams, two trails,….

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Riding the H-Line

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Riding the H-Line

Riding the H-Line What’s an ape exhibit without cables and platforms on which the primates jump around? Browning Day seized the opportunity to design the International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo to turn what would have otherwise been a simple exhibit into an unforgettable experience for future visitors of Azy, Knobi, Nicky, Rocky, Katy and Lucy. Through state-of-the-art exhibits and interactive computer games, zoo patrons will experience an unprecedented level of interaction with one of the planet’s most endangered….

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The Glass Barn opens at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

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The Glass Barn opens at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Indiana State fair is introducing a new exhibit this year: The Glass Barn Opened yesterday, the newest barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, unlike a typical barn, is modern on the inside and out.  Its unique design by Jonathan Hess of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects includes seven roof peaks that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also serve as a funnel to gather rain water that is fed into surrounding gardens. Browning Day has embraced the use of….

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Grundfos Pump Unveils New Lobby

Make Your Voice Heard! Take Broad Ripple Mixed Use Development Survey

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Make Your Voice Heard! Take Broad Ripple Mixed Use Development Survey

The Broad Ripple Village Association is conducting an online survey regarding the proposed mixed-use development at the corner of College Avenue and Broad Ripple Avenue, north of the canal. Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf is the Project Architect and Landscape Architect, and we encourage everyone to take the survey. The survey is not exclusive to residents of Broad Ripple, but will categorize respondents by zip code to determine their affiliation to Broad Ripple. To access the survey and other pertinent information….

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New Stadium at Illinois State University Promises More Memorable Games

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New Stadium at Illinois State University Promises More Memorable Games

Athletic facilities and programs have historically played a big role in prospective students’ decision making process, especially in the recruitment and retention of student athletes.  Illinois State University is betting on the proper welcoming the renovated Hancock Stadium will provide its visitors to improve its competitive opportunities and attract top talent. The location of this new facility makes it a major addition to the Main Street Corridor and reinforces its significance as one of the first landmarks prospective students and….

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Baseball, Softball Get New Digs at IU Bloomington

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Baseball, Softball Get New Digs at IU Bloomington

Truly magnificent. Spectacular. Fantastic. First-class. Those are some of the words used to describe the recently dedicated Bart Kaufman Baseball and Andy Mohr Softball stadia, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf’s newest projects at Indiana University. Yes, it’s hard to believe, but IU Hoosiers stands for more than basketball. In fact, IU Athletics boasts 24 highly rated Big Ten sports and Browning Day is proud of its contributions to Hoosier Nation. The two projects, located near the 45/46 Bypass, have truly transformed….

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