Architecture

Crisp New Office is More Than Meets the Eye

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Crisp New Office is More Than Meets the Eye

Rowland Design’s new Indianapolis headquarters began life as a one story, nearly windowless office building. It’s location on the newly developed Indianapolis Cultural Trail demanded much more.   As a second floor was added, the building’s orientation was changed to focus on and welcome the activity of the trail.  Fundamentally designed for efficiency and to […]


Architects’ Home Tour Features Rowland Design

Posted on August 29th, 2014 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Architects’ Home Tour Features Rowland Design

Nestled in the Glendale neighborhood stands a now two-story home given a fresh new look with a creative exterior redesign and addition. The Boisson House will be featured in the AIA’s Architects’ Home Tour in Indianapolis September 20 and 21. This year’s theme is the “Inner Ring” Urban Development. “This once looked like a typical, […]


BRETON VILLAGE EXPANDS

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on BRETON VILLAGE EXPANDS

Pantone Color of the Year : Radiant Orchid

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Pantone Color of the Year : Radiant Orchid

Pantone Reveals Color of the Year for 2014: PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid Expressive, exotic Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and warmth. “While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” […]


702 N. Capitol

Posted on May 1st, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on 702 N. Capitol

Mario Botta’s Tesi Table

Posted on March 6th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Mario Botta’s Tesi Table

Switching hats from architect to wordsmith, our own Eric Rowland is a featured guest blogger for the IMA today.  He continues a series of blog posts on acquisitions for the IMA’s new Design Arts galleries, opening in fall of 2013. You can read additional posts from this series here: http://www.imamuseum.org/blog/ My first project in architectural school […]


The Guggenheim

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on The Guggenheim

  Sometimes a great idea needs a little time and a little faith to come to fruition.  In the case of the Guggenheim Museum, it took 16 years, a bit of stubbornness, and a lot of patience.  This time line documents the museum’s design and construction process and demonstrates Frank Lloyd Wright’s exceptional energy while […]


Small Spaces

Posted on January 22nd, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Small Spaces

  How much space do you need to live comfortably? 10,000 square feet?  1,500?  What about a mere 420 square feet?  In cities like New York, San Francisco and Chicago, where square footage is at premium, residents are focused on increasing functionality in tighter quarters. Graham Hill, entrepreneur and founder of treehugger.com, took his vision […]


Do You Houzz?

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Do You Houzz?

  The idea is simple: connect homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world.  From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz is an online resource for home remodeling and design, providing visitors with ideas and inspirations for their own projects. Browse our projects, save images […]


Printing the Impossible: Turning Escher Drawings into Real 3D Models

Posted on December 27th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Printing the Impossible: Turning Escher Drawings into Real 3D Models

              Researchers at Technion use new 3D printing technology to recreate “impossible” M. C. Escher drawings as real, tangible models. Learn more about their process, and see how it’s done, on Object’s blog.


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