Tag Archives: Urban Design

Dressing Indianapolis: Presented by Spirit & Place Festival

DRESSING INDIANAPOLIS Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7 p.m. | Indianapolis Museum of Art We adorn the body. How do we adorn a city? A distinctive style, sparkling accessories, good lighting … what does a city need to look good? How does city style way brand […]

Think | Believe | Imagine

In 2010 w/purpose was invited by a colleague to lead an urban design workshop with students at Isthmus Norte – an architecture school located in downtown Chihuahua.  Located appropriately in a state which shares its name – Chihuahua. This was my first official visit to […]

What’s In A Name? The Case For a New Georgia Street

There are visible signs that our city slowly manicuring its look as it prepares for the 2012 Super Bowl. At the top of that list – East & West Georgia Street, which is showing signs of regeneration. A complete transformation and welcome addition to the […]

Connecting 38th Street – regeneration, urban living, place making

By MELISSA FEARS // Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper New changes along 38th Street are coming, or so the residents hope, as street and transit construction begins along the Northeast corridor of the city. “By inviting friends, neighbors and stakeholders to the table to discuss a vision […]

Knowledge & Recreation

In his book The Production of Space, theorist and author, Henri Lefebvre calls for a “restoration of concern for the body”. He, like our team, believes space should be experienced through all senses and be responsible for our growth and welfare. If the growth of […]

Connect – 38th Street Corridor Study

  INDIANAPOLIS – While portions of 38th Street find themselves completed or well under construction, the corridor between Fall Creek Parkway and Arlington Avenue have yet to be considered for renovation nearly 63 years since the once-flourishing, streetcar neighborhoods made their debut in Indianapolis.  An […]

Infrastructure + Chihuahua

Indianapolis based urban design firm w/purpose & Guatemala based Architect Rafael Yee Melgar have been invited to Isthmus Norte School of Architecture and Design to offer several intense design seminars and public lecture. Principal, Wil Marquez will visit Chihuahua, Mexico with Yee Melgar in December […]