Category Archives: Landscape Architecture

Browning Day Takes Home 9 Awards This Season

Browning Day Takes Home 9 Awards This Season

Our team of talented landscape architects and architects have worked very hard over the past year. The Browning Day and Turner Construction team took home four awards during the CANstruction event at the Indiana State Fair this summer. Firms in the architecture, engineering and construction industry partnered up to create structures out of cans of food. The cans were then donated to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, one of the largest local food banks in the state. The team won….

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Jens Jensen in Indianapolis: The Restoration of Riverdale

Jens Jensen in Indianapolis: The Restoration of Riverdale

The Riverdale Garden: Jens Jensen’s and the Sisters of Oldenburg Influence on Marian University’s Restored Landscape of Art Love of nature and the created order. I first became aware of Riverdale 12 years ago in 2006, when Vice President of Administration, Deb Lawrence, noticed that I had listed Jens Jensen’s small book “Siftings” as one of my favorite books in an Indianapolis Business Journal article.  And so, she sent me a written note to seek my interest in the “befriending”….

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Earth Day: A Reminder for Stewardship of Our Resources

Earth Day: A Reminder for Stewardship of Our Resources

As landscape architecture, architecture, planning and interior design professionals, our designs are sensitive to the environment as we orchestrate nature and man-made open spaces to create a symphony of experiences for the people who occupy them. Earth Day, which is on Sunday, April 22, should remind us of the role that we, humans, have for stewarding the Earth’s living resources as part of the created order. We should seek to live in harmony with nature and find more creative ways….

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Understanding the SITES Initiative and its Benefits

Understanding the SITES Initiative and its Benefits

Architects have been known for creating beautiful and functional buildings all while thinking about what materials can be used that are sustainable to our environment. Over the past several years, several robust green building standards have emerged in the marketplace, including LEED, WELL, Fitwel, and the Living Building Challenge. This commitment to sustainability in building design and construction is now spilling over into the landscape architecture arena, largely as a result of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES). WHAT IS SITES?….

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Browning Day Partners with Parks Groups to Re-Design Indy Park

Browning Day Partners with Parks Groups to Re-Design Indy Park

As we continue to celebrate our 50th year, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf is honored to have the opportunity to give back to our community by leading the design of the Sandorf Park revitalization project. In 2017, Browning Day was selected by the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and IndyParks to re-design Sandorf Park as part of the 2018 National Recreation and Parks Association’s (NRPA) Parks Build Community program; a key component of the 2018 NRPA National Congress, which will bring between 7,000-10,000….

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Browning Day Earns Six Recognitions during Award Season

Browning Day Earns Six Recognitions during Award Season

Thank you to our clients for giving us the opportunity to create these award-winning projects. We are truly honored to have the chance to work with all of you. Congratulations to our staff for earning six awards this season. The studio’s dedication has led to the successes of these projects. Great job to our team for receiving such elite awards by professionals in our industry. Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf interior design team took home a 2017 Interior Design Excellence Award….

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Browning Day Tackles Peyton Manning Statue and Plaza Project

Browning Day Tackles Peyton Manning Statue and Plaza Project

The heart of the Indianapolis Colts NFL football team may have retired, but his legacy will live on through a statue that was recently unveiled. Thousands crowded the plaza of Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 7, including many former Colts teammates, coaches and staff as the Peyton Manning statue was officially revealed and celebrated. Photo gallery: Peyton Manning Statue and Plaza Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf has a strong relationship, dating back several decades, with the City of Indianapolis and….

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Browning Day Wins Big at INASLA With Four Awards

Browning Day Wins Big at INASLA With Four Awards

INDIANAPOLIS – Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf won four awards during the 2017 INASLA Professional Design Awards program on Sept. 22, as judged by the Pennsylvania Delaware Chapter of ASLA. Browning Day received the following design awards: Design Constructed Works Category – Merit Award for Gate 1 Plaza, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Ind. Design Constructed Works Category – Merit Award for Indiana University’s Conrad Prebys Amphitheater, Bloomington, Ind. Design Constructed Works Category – Merit Award for Indiana University’s School of Global….

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Browning Day Landscape Designer Earns SITES AP Certification

Browning Day Landscape Designer Earns SITES AP Certification

A Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Landscape Designer has become one of the first professionals in Indiana to earn the SITES Accredited Professional (SITES AP) credential though Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). This certification signifies that Monica Guillaud, ALSA, SITES AP, stands amongst an elite group of sustainable sites design leaders dedicated to promoting the value of landscapes and ecological health within the built environment. “The ability to say ‘We created something great here that demonstrates leadership in design,’ is a much….

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