Month: May 2021


  • Meet Pam Harwood

      How to introduce Pam Harwood? Architect of stunning timber frame homes, wineries, and boutique restaurants. Designer and creator of nature playscapes and timber pavilions. Studio instructor, design-build faculty, community activist. Indefatigable expert on squeezing the last few minutes from every day. Pam grew up in northern Wisconsin where she spent most of her time […]

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  • Remembering Ewing H. Miller II

    Ewing H. Miller II, FAIA, a nationally recognized architect, planner and civic leader, made an enduring impact on the architecture and built environment of Indiana, and beyond. Also practicing in Philadelphia, London and Washington DC, Miller’s 50 years career included educational, corporate, housing, governmental, health, restoration/preservation and master planning projects. Forward thinking, Miller offered bold […]

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  • Escape Space

    Each year we try to highlight projects from some of our student capstone and thesis courses. Recent graduate from interior design, Elise McQueen, considered the current climate of the pandemic and the effects of social distancing for her final project “Escape Space.”    Project Description Escape Space is located in downtown Indianapolis and will serve […]

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  • Go Find It – A Southeast Asia Experience

    “This is your world, go find it.” My father said these words to me every night as he’d take me outside to gaze at the stars. I wanted to “go find it” but living in the Midwest and being a first-generation student, I was not sure how. Ball State was my first choice university because […]

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  • Oldfields Paint Color Study

    Led by Professor Jonathan Spodek, students in the Ball State College of Architecture and Planning historic preservation lab have been working on a paint color study on the exterior of several buildings at the historic Oldfields Estate on the campus of Newfields in Indianapolis. This study, which began during the Fall 2020 semester and continued […]

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