Category Archives: Recognition

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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Browning Day Announces Promotions

International Orangutan Center Gets National Coverage

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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Browning Day is a Top 5 Design Firm!

John Dierdorf Receives Leadership Achievement Award

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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