Posts by jmader

Landscape Architecture, Site Planning, & Urban Design

Garfield Park Branch Library

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Parks, Projects

Garfield Park Branch Library

  The Indianapolis Public Library developed a concept for their ‘Green Library in the Park’ for their Shelby Branch Library abutting Garfield Park. With a list of ideas, they enlisted Mader Design to lead them through a Master Planning and Design process to see the project to fruition. Working with Library Staff, the planning and design process was a fast paced, free flowing exchange, as Mader Design harnessed the ideas, priorities, and funding capabilities of the Library and its Foundation to create a vision for an...

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Roncalli High School

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Education, Projects

Roncalli High School

  Mader design worked closely with Roncalli High School Administration and the Development Department for the design of the Circle of Faith Plaza and new landscaping at the front door to the school. We were integrally involved in assisting with arranging the Personalized Brick Paver program, and coordinated hardscape and landscape contractors for two phases of construction. The first phase included foundation plantings around the new Chapel and Administration Wing. The second phase completed the entry feature for the...

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Beckenholdt Park

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Parks, Projects

Beckenholdt Park

  Mader Design was enlisted by the Greenfield Park Department in the fall of 2009 to update a park master plan for Beckenholdt Park anticipating the donation of 30 additional acres to the existing park. The resulting master plan focused on family, education, and environment and resulted in a phased plan with graphics and imagery to build support from the Park Board, Mayor, and the Community. The plan was key in obtaining a Land & Water Conservation Fund Grant through IDNR. With Grant and TIF Funding in place Mader...

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Marian Shrine & Rosary Walk

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Education, Projects, Religious

Marian Shrine & Rosary Walk

  Marian University has added an dynamic and spiritual space to their campus. Mader Design worked with the architect to master plan and design the Marian Shrine and Rosary Walk on the south end of campus. Tucking into the wooded area near the Tea House and Wellness Center, the Shrine aligns on the central axis of the Campus and provides a focal point and gathering spot. The scale of the space provides intimate personal opportunity for prayer and reflection while at the same time offering opportunities to hold larger...

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The Children’s Museum

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Commercial, Projects

The Children’s Museum

  The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Intermodal Phase 2 was completed in the summer of 2009. This award winning project was designed with 3 key principles in mind…education, environment, and FUN! Jeff Mader led the landscape architecture design as the Project Manager while under previous employment as they teamed with Ratio Architects and Schneider Engineering. The Dinosaur theme carried through the design of the site as it integrated with the architecture while planning for pedestrian, vehicular, bicycle, and bus traffic...

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