Category Archives: Design Bank

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Non-Stop

Over ten years ago the Near West side of Indianapolis presented itself as an area in early transition.  By researching its rich and diverse past, it’s clear that the phenomenon of being lost and rediscovered is very much part of the Near West narrative.  In … Read More

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The Ingredients

Several weeks ago w/purpose Founder Wil Marquez had an opportunity to travel to Tuskegee University in Alabama to speak to architecture students and faculty about w/purpose, its advocacy, and practice.  Needing time to focus and prep his talk, Marquez stopped in our Nation’s Capital – … Read More

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Design Bank

    PRINTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP Located in N.E. Indianapolis, the Design Bank is an event and professional space where groups and individuals to come together in a learning and working space to share ideas, time, talent and resources in the hopes of bettering-themselves and transforming a community. … Read More

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DESIGN FINALISTS ARE SELECTED FOR JACOBSVILLE GATEWAY

Jacobsville Gateway Enhancement On behalf of ECHO Housing Corporation and the community of Jacobsville, we would like to present the selected finalists for the $15,000 public art competition. w/purpose is excited to be inviting one of these finalists to collaborate in this unique community in … Read More

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$15K PUBLIC ART PRIZE TO INVITE THE WORLD TO JACOBSVILLE FRONT DOOR

Call to Artists_RFP_JACOBSVILLE JACOBS_HISTORICAL BRIEF GATEWAY_PUBLIC ART_IMM RELEASE_FINAL W/purpose co-authors gateway with art, transit, a Community EVANSVILLE – The community of Jacobsville is currently hiring. A $15,000 public design budget will go to an artist or design team who is interested in creating an outdoor … Read More

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W/PURPOSE CELEBRATES HAYNIE’S CORNER ART DISTRICT

THIS_AN ART DISTRICT STORY (3 MIN. TRAILER) What do you get someone for their 200th birthday? Tough decision, right?  Evansville’s art and design community showed up to the party with a newly dedicated outdoor gallery and sculpture park located in south-central Evansville. Not a bad … Read More

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Devington Community Imagines Transit Future

Indianapolis community residents and businesses organize to continue turnaround with the design of a new bus stop across from Arlington High School. What initially was started as a local community association idea as evolved into a “Transit” stop concept set to be completed in 2013 … Read More