Category Archives: Landscape Architecture

A Twenty-First Century Library at St. Catharine College

A Twenty-First Century Library at St. Catharine College

Strategically oriented to engage with the rest of campus, the library’s wings spread at a slight angle, like open arms extending an invitation to visitors. The open arms bring visitors into the cradle occupied by the lawn, patio, and the main entrance portico, complete with limestone columns and classical architectural elements. The gentle arc form carried throughout the building defines the floor plan layout of the circulation desk, a double-height lobby space, and the overlooking balcony. It can also be….

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Alcoa Storm Water Runoff Reduction Project Receives Award

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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Building and Site Merge in Sweet Harmony

Building and Site Merge in Sweet Harmony

The site design of the new East Studio for the acclaimed Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington responds to the need for the project to integrate easily with the fabric of the campus while providing a fresh contemporary aesthetic. Our design weaves together project-specific program needs with creative site solutions, taking great care to enable further developments to fit into the current framework and allow the landscape to grow into a quad and an arts gateway. Browning Day….

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New Beginnings for Old Friends Cemetery Park

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

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 Creative Minds Behind Planning & Urban Design

The Creative Minds Behind Planning & Urban Design

Planning, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture were the founding professional pursuits at Browning Day in 1967. Over the past 46 years, we have built a portfolio filled with Legacy projects that the City of Indianapolis and State of Indiana recognize as iconic.  Our qualified creative team of land planning, landscape architecture and urban design professionals exist to serve our clients in the areas of academic, commercial, government, healthcare, preservation, corporate, residential, and sports. We provide Leadership + Design®. Barth Hendrickson….

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