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Browning Day Interior Designers Become Fitwel Ambassadors

Browning Day Interior Designers Become Fitwel Ambassadors

Designers support the health and well-being for client projects Whether it’s where we live, or where we work, the spaces we occupy have a great impact on our lives. This month marked a milestone for our firm, with each of our Interior Designers achieving certification as Fitwel Ambassadors; aligning with the Center for Active Design’s mission of advancing design strategies to foster healthy and engaged communities. As Fitwel Ambassadors, Lacey Causseaux, Director of Interior Design; Katie Thompson, Interior Design Project….

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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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Browning Day’s Daniel Overbey Joins BSU in Unique Research Opportunity

Browning Day’s Daniel Overbey Joins BSU in Unique Research Opportunity

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf is proud to congratulate Daniel Overbey, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP, NCARB, for accepting a position to serve as an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning (CAP). Daniel will continue to lead Browning Day’s excellence in green building design initiatives. This opportunity supports Browning Day’s goal to continue to be thought leaders in sustainability through the unique combination of academics, applied research, and professional practice. Starting this fall, Daniel will….

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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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The Future of Parks in Indianapolis Part II

The Future of Parks in Indianapolis Part II

The City of Indianapolis is climbing economically although there are many areas for improvement. Knowing this, I find myself both concerned – and more importantly – optimistic about the future of parks and public spaces in Indianapolis. Indianapolis has a large and uniquely historic city park system, which includes 210 parks and 11,464 total acres, 125 playgrounds, 155 sports fields, and 130 miles of trails. The number of parks, acreage, programs, and facilities in Indianapolis is encouraging, however, how we….

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Browning Day Announces New Systems Planning and Landscape Architecture Leadership

Browning Day Announces New Systems Planning and Landscape Architecture Leadership

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf celebrates growth with a new generation of leadership and ownership, as it builds upon its 50-year history of planning and landscape architecture. Browning Day has consistently extended professional growth opportunity to individuals whose talents stem from intrinsic motivation and who make positive change and choices, for the firm’s clients and within the professional disciplines they represent. As the business embarks on the next 50 years of service, firm executives intend to grow a diverse planning and….

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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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Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Announces Changes to Leadership Team

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Announces Changes to Leadership Team

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf has added Tim Wise as its newest partner and Rosie Foulke to the executive team as the business enters its 50th year as a design and architecture firm in Indianapolis. On Jan. 1, Foulke became the vice president of business development. She has worked at Browning Day since November 2015, most recently as the business development manager. She replaces Larry Roan, who retired at the end of 2016. Foulke brings more than 15 years of professional….

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The ArKICKtects: Kickin’ Grass and Taking Names

The ArKICKtects: Kickin’ Grass and Taking Names

Monica Guillaud is a Graduate Landscape Architect  and a new addtion to the Blogger team at Browning Day The ArKICKtects are back again for our second season in the Circle City Athletics Summer 2015 Downtown Kickball League. The games are played at IUPUI Carroll Stadium. We just finished our second game of the season, and we are having so much fun on these Tuesday summer evenings. Perhaps there is no better way to get to know your coworkers than by….

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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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