Before the path arrived, Indianapolis didn’t have a mainstream bike scene — just streets designed to improve traffic flow. Now, children and the elderly have joined the spandex swarms of longtime cycling enthusiasts...
The public art along the trail accentuates the path’s role as a sculptor of the city’s evolving identity. For example, Donna Sink’s “Moving Forward” is a series of seven stained-glass-hued eco-friendly bus shelters covered in lines from poems by local writers. — mobile.nytimes.com
The international 1 x ∞ Ideas Competition has announced three Winners and four Honorable Mentions. Hosted by the AIA Indiana chapter, the competition had invited designers from around the world to develop ideas for an urban lot in the downtown area of Evansville [...].
While there aren't specific plans underway to actually realize the entries in Evansville, the competition sees this site as a representation of a common design problem in urban areas across the U.S. — bustler.net
The winning entries are:First Place: Folded Architecture – Michael Abrams (Washington D.C.)Second Place: Center for Culture – Bryan Pendzinski (Denver, Colorado)Third Place: Sensitive Platform – Concepcion Badia & Javier Esquembre (Spain)Learn more on Bustler.All images...
The Miller House and Garden Collection includes correspondence, drawings and blueprints, textile samples, and photographs that document design, construction, and maintenance of the Miller House and Garden in Columbus, Indiana. — Indianapolis Museum of Art
In May 2012, the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the Indianapolis Museum of Art a grant for its project “Documenting Modern Living: Digitizing the Miller House and Garden Collection.” This Tumblr includes archival information giving an intimate view into the...
The House of Tomorrow, a modernist,12-sided exhibition home built for Chicago's 1933 World's Fair is among Indiana's 10 most endangered buildings, according to the state's leading preservation group.
Designed by Chicago architects George and William Keck, the house wowed fairgoers with then unheard of features such as glass exterior walls, air conditioning, a dishwasher and automatically opening kitchen and garage doors. The home even had an airplane bay on its ground floor. — wbez.org
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