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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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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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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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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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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