Category Archives: What’s New at BDMD?

The Center Awarded SITES Certification for Achievement in Landscape Sustainability

The Center Awarded SITES Certification for Achievement in Landscape Sustainability

Project earns first SITES certification in the State of Indiana INDIANAPOLIS, IN – February 12, 2019 – The Center, The Heritage Group’s catalyst for growth, was awarded certification under the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) for landscape sustainability. Designed by Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf, The Center is the first SITES certified project in Indiana. Owned and administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES is the most comprehensive program for designing, developing, and maintaining sustainable landscapes. The Center was designed to….

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Browning Day Announces New Class of Associates

Browning Day Announces New Class of Associates

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf recently recognized several employees as associates and senior associates. The firm is committed to the empowerment of their talented staff and is proud to identify these team members for their leadership within the firm. The following employees have been promoted to Senior Associate: • Rosie Foulke, VP, Business Development • Ryan Cambridge, Planning Practice Leader • Christine Eaton, Landscape Architecture Practice Leader The following employees have been promoted to Associate: • Ryan Miller, Architecture Project Manager….

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Browning plans $157 million development in Downtown Fishers’ Nickel Plate District

Browning plans $157 million development in Downtown Fishers’ Nickel Plate District

New mixed-use destination campus to enhance vibrancy of Nickel Plate District, preserve iconic buildings Fishers, Ind. – Browning Investments, along with City of Fishers’ Mayor Scott Fadness, announced today a major downtown development along the north and south sides of 116th Street in the Nickel Plate District. The mixed-use development will feature residential, retail, a high-end boutique hotel, and will be anchored by a six-story office building. Browning’s engagement provides for a coordinated delivery of all projects and the associated….

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Daniel Overbey of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Selected as 2018 LEED Fellow

Daniel Overbey of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Selected as 2018 LEED Fellow

LEED Fellows are LEED Professionals at the top of their fields in green building design, engineering and development INDIANAPOLIS –– Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf (Browning Day) announces that Daniel Overbey, director of Sustainability, has been named a 2018 LEED Fellow by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). This year’s 25 LEED Fellows are exceptional practitioners and leaders within the green building community and have demonstrated mastery of the technical application of LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system…..

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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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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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