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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 Glass Barn opens at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Glass Barn opens at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Indiana State fair is introducing a new exhibit this year: The Glass Barn Opened yesterday, the newest barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, unlike a typical barn, is modern on the inside and out.  Its unique design by Jonathan Hess of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects includes seven roof peaks that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also serve as a funnel to gather rain water that is fed into surrounding gardens. Browning Day has embraced the use of….

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Halfway Home: The International Orangutan Center Raises the Beacon of Hope and Marks 50% Completion

Halfway Home: The International Orangutan Center Raises the Beacon of Hope and Marks 50% Completion

If  you were driving around downtown Indianapolis late last week, you might have noticed something new on the Circle City skyline. The International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo topped off at its highest point – 150 feet above grade – when the the Beacon of Hope was raised and set atop the world’s premiere Orangutan exhibit / research facility. At 75 feet in height and weighing approximately 12.5 tons, you may wonder: What purpose does the Beacon of Hope….

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Baseball, Softball Get New Digs at IU Bloomington

Baseball, Softball Get New Digs at IU Bloomington

Truly magnificent. Spectacular. Fantastic. First-class. Those are some of the words used to describe the recently dedicated Bart Kaufman Baseball and Andy Mohr Softball stadia, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf’s newest projects at Indiana University. Yes, it’s hard to believe, but IU Hoosiers stands for more than basketball. In fact, IU Athletics boasts 24 highly rated Big Ten sports and Browning Day is proud of its contributions to Hoosier Nation. The two projects, located near the 45/46 Bypass, have truly transformed….

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Browning Day April to Remember

Browning Day April to Remember

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects is having an April to remember. One grand opening, three dedications and a groundbreaking, all happening this month. Butler University’s Schrott Center for the Performing Arts’ grand opening was on April 18, followed by the dedications of Andy Mohr Softball Field on April 23 and Bart Kaufman Baseball Field on April 26 at Indiana University. St. Catharine College’s Emily W. Hundley Library will be dedicated on April 29, the same day of the groundbreaking of….

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IU Health Saxony Landscape Design by BDMD LA

The “Glass Barn” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

The “Glass Barn” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects is working with The Indiana Soybean Alliance on a new $1.75 million exhibit building at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Largely constructed of glass in a very modern design, the 5,500 square foot building will give visitors an up close and personal look at the lives of typical grain and livestock farmers. It will be open year-round and host visits by school children as well as other community members. The “Glass Barn” is set to open in March….

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Orangutan Exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo Unveiled

Orangutan Exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo Unveiled

Indianapolis is going to be home  to “ the best zoo habitat for orangutans anywhere in the world”, according to world renowned orangutan expert Robert Shumaker. The International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo, designed by Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects, was unveiled to the world on Tuesday, December 6 at the IMAX Theater in Indianapolis. This exhibit will be build in the heart of the Zoo and will cover more than 4 acres. The $20 Million project is scheduled to open in 2014….

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