Category Archives: Recognition

Browning Day Earns Half Century Award

Browning Day Earns Half Century Award

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf was given a Half Century Business Award by Gov. Eric Holcomb during a presentation at the Indiana Statehouse on March 27. The Governor’s Half Century Business Award recognizes a company for its longevity and service to its employees, community and the state. “We are honored and humbled to accept this award,” said Jonathan Hess, president of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf. “We are thankful to our founders, past partners and exceptionally talented staff for making this possible…..

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The Next Significant Place

The Next Significant Place

The City of Indianapolis’ next unique design opportunity has the potential for a major impact on the way our community is positioned for the future. The former General Motors (GM) Stamping Plant – a 103-acre parcel of land west of the downtown – is one of the last, large undeveloped parcels in downtown. With the White River as its eastern border, this land is an ideal location for a riverfront greenspace, transit route extension, new residential, retail and commercial uses,….

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BDMD’s Eiteljorg design wins AIA’s 25 year award

BDMD’s Eiteljorg design wins AIA’s 25 year award

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf’s Principal Jonathan Hess and the entire team was honored with the 25-Year Award for our design of The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. The award was presented at the 2016 AIA Kentucky/Indiana Convention & Trade Show during the Celebrating Design Awards Reception & Presentation on Sept. 15. About the project: This 80,000-square-foot museum houses a broad collection of Native American and Western American art. An award-winning building, it reflects the mass and color….

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Browning Day Wins Big | Fall 2015 Newsletter

Browning Day Wins Big | Fall 2015 Newsletter

Browning Day wins INASLA Awards Last week, the landscape architecture team of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf received three awards for excellence in design by the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Brett Schlachter, landscape architect, also received special recognition of outstanding leadership, service and commitment. Congratulations, team! Browning Day received the Award of Excellence, the highest honor bestowed at the state-level, for the River Ridge Commerce Center Gateway Master Plan. The award is reserved only for….

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Dan Overbey Receives Award of Outstanding Achievement

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 Wins Mass Ave. Park Design Competition

Browning Day Wins Mass Ave. Park Design Competition

We won! Riley Area Development Corporation (RADC) selected Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf (Browning Day) as the winner of its Davlan Park Community Art Space competition. The competition, which ran from February 1 to March 1, asked entrants to re-envision the design and programming of the community green space in front of the Davlan Building at the intersection of Mass Ave. and Alabama Street. Browning Day’s design solution sought to better activate the green space, and create a portable, semi-enclosed structure….

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Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Promotes Chris Haskett to Project Manager

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

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

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

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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