Tag Archives: Wil Marquez

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 […]

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 […]

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Beautiful, IndyGO, Arlington High School, City Departments, local utilities, developers and residents to transform an outdated transit stop in Indy’s N.E. Corridor.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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Soft touch for an Industrial Space

You may asking yourself, “What does a fashion studio have to do with urban or public design”? Great question. The answer is – Everything. Creative Play is a phrase I use to describe our process in design. In that process, understanding neighborhood or urban development […]