Tag Archives: Urban Design

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Former Candy Factory Icon is a Sweet Deal Along Fall Creek

In 2015, w/purpose was invited to lead the design for a new $13 Million dollar “retro” rehab intends to transform into the former Williamson Candy Factory into a 4-floor, mixed-use game changer for this N.E. Corridor Gateway. The updated structure includes 49 affordable and market … Read More

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Change of Pace | North Main project kicks off Jacobsville revamp

Change of Pace 2017 Evansville Living By TRISTA LUTGRING / PHOTOS BY ZACH STRAW LINK Talk of development in Evansville recently has been centered on Downtown. But the city has its sights on other areas of improvement as well — one of the biggest being … Read More

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FIRST DEVINGTON SENIOR HOUSING

For Indianapolis North-East residents – the label “turnaround” has been synonymous with the realities of education reform and transformation. Taken in context, its “reversal” ambitions suggest an immediacy or impact condition. In any case, “turnaround” has become an controversial word for big change, including a … 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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INDYGO TRANSIT STOP

In 2013, w/purpose collaborated with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, IndyGO, Arlington High School, City Departments, local utilities, developers and residents to transform an outdated transit stop in Indy’s N.E. Corridor. w/purpose designed a creative transit experience and worked to secure a Project Green Space Grant through … Read More

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Priceless Houselife Project Link Wil Marquez imagines the home at 804 Eastern Avenue in an emotional mood – that is, the experience of receiving the “key” to your first home. The iconic memory displayed in commercials or when someone is surprised on prime time television … Read More

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PATTERN MAGAZINE | PLACEMAKER

PATTERN Magazine Vol. 12 Fall 2017 Interview by Jami Stall Talking shop with Wil Marquez is like listening to an energetic Dalai Lama of Design. The 40-year-old architect speaks with a unique balance of enthusiasm, warmth, and inspiration. He layers his language with careful insight, honed from seventeen years … Read More