Tag Archives: Wil Marquez

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Warren High 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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MASS AVE POP UP MAKE SHOP

In 2016, Riley Area Development Corporation posted a call to area designers, entrepreneurs, or organizations open to opening a creative holiday pop up. Design Bank Co-Owners NaShara Mitchell and Wil Marquez applied and were invited to transform a vacant storefront along the popular Mass Avenue … Read More

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ASPIRE HOUSE

Aspire House, is an 1897 landmark five miles from downtown Indianapolis.  In danger of demolition; the building is being repurposed as a community space with a goal of moving this area from blight to revitalization. The population in the area is primarily African American and … 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

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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