Category Archives: Installation | Public Design

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PURPOSE PARK

In 2013, w/purpose was commissioned by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to work alongside local partners who were motivated to transform a vacant property on the West side of Indianapolis. A vacant property was awarded  as one of KIB’s Project Green Space Grant. The creation of Purpose Park … Read More

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PEDESTRIAN ART BARRIER

  W/purpose was commissioned by Midtown Indy to complete a “Pedestrian Art Barrier” prototype. This project aims to compliment the new Red Line rapid transit development while addressing some challenges that arise from the new project. The Red Line will run from Broad Ripple through downtown Indianapolis … Read More

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RIDE BETTER, FEEL BETTER

See Vimeo Video of Cultural Corridor Consortium (LINK HERE) As part of a six-month community engagement process, urban design team w/purpose designed and fabricated various-scaled pinwheels as a creative vehicle to spur conversation and exchange between residents, stakeholders, and the Purple Line Rapid Transit engineers. … Read More

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Warren High School Public Bench

Warren High School’s Advanced Placement art class undertook a six-month long “design-thinking” project that led students to create two public artworks through a collaborative, problem-solving process now used in industries including health care, software design, industrial design, and even public policy. The “Creating with Confidence: … Read More

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Flow

**Link to Reconnecting Our Water Ways Interview w/ Wil Marquez** FLOW is a motion-sensitive design installation that addresses the severity of the water pollution crisis present in today’s society through the use of music. FLOW is reminiscent of a time with plenty of musical flow: … Read More

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Bugs iN Motion

iMOCA POP UP Exhibit w/purpose imagined a temporary yet highly public outdoor installation that combines two of their offices favorite elements – light and motion. Our  studio wanted to celebrate the biodiversity of the waterway by designing a method to “illuminate” or draw attention to a … Read More

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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 was clear that the phenomenon of being lost and rediscovered is very much part of the Near West … Read More