How can privately owned public spaces be designed for inclusivity and connectivity? On June 19, join People for Urban Progress (PUP) for DAYLIGHT, a discussion about how design shapes our identity as citizens of Indianapolis. Continue reading “Drew White to participate in DAYLIGHT discussion”
Twenty-five-year-old Christopher Meyer was born abroad and spent the first seven years of his life in Canada and Germany. When asked about his childhood, Meyer talks of bread from French bakeries, conversations with native Turks, and silky Italian ice cream. So, when his parents settled in semi-rural Indiana, there was some culture shock. But Meyer – who is legally blind – uses his travel experience to educate others about accessibility. Continue reading “Design for the Blind: Architecture for the Visually Impaired”
We recently wrapped our latest fire station, Sugar Creek Township – Station No. 42. This Indy Channel article highlights the new station, which will lead to quicker response times. Continue reading “Article: New Sugar Creek Twp. Fire station will allow for faster response times”
Axis has teamed with the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning to host a week-long architecture camp for high school students.
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On June 27, Axis principal Drew White will co-lead a workshop and tour of the Julia M. Carson Transit Center. Continue reading “Drew White to Participate in Transit Center Tour & Workshop”
Earlier this month, officials broke ground on the long-awaited Switchyard Park. Several members of the design team attended the groundbreaking, including Axis’ own Eric Anderson and Rundell Ernstberger Associates’ Kevin Osburn. They have been working on Switchyard Park since 2015 and 2011, respectively, and were eager to answer some questions about the 58-acre park. Continue reading “From Rails to Recreation: A Q&A with Switchyard Park’s Design Team”
On May 10, we broke ground on the new Resident Success Center at the Carriage House East apartment complex. This Indianapolis Business Journal article highlights the 10,000-square-foot center, which is scheduled to open in early 2019. Continue reading “Article: Glick Philanthropies breaks ground on $2M ‘success center’”
Liz Sutton is a native Hoosier who joined Axis just over a year ago. When she’s not working on projects like the Ford Building, she’s remodeling her 100-year-old brick home or working with plants. Here’s what Liz had to say about interior design, her Axis-versary, and her love for Frank Lloyd Wright.
Continue reading “6 Questions with Liz Sutton, Interior Designer”
The city of Indianapolis is in the midst of an urban boom. In this Indianapolis Business Journal article, Axis Architecture + Interiors co-founder Drew White talks about the “New Urban Agenda,” and what it means for Indianapolis. Continue reading “Article: What the ‘New Urban Agenda’ Means for Indianapolis”
As architects, we have a social responsibility. What we do influences the built environment. So, when it comes to community-based projects, Axis must do more than design a modern-looking building. We must build an environment that engages, inspires, and empowers. Continue reading “Architecture & Social Responsibility: Designing for the Community”