Projects

Landscape Architecture, Site Planning, & Urban Design

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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KIB Headquarters

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Commercial, Projects

KIB Headquarters

  With LEED Certification goals in mind, the site design incorporated as many aspects of “green” as possible. The integrated sustainable site features have been shown to keep over 42% of the rainwater hitting the site out of the combined sewer system in the neighborhood, and over 60% reduction during times of peak flow. Site features include: Pervious concrete pavement in the parking lot Pervious pavers Recycled sidewalk concrete bench in the pocket park Interior landscaped courtyard accessible to staff All native plants...

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Juan Solomon Park

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Parks, Projects

Juan Solomon Park

  Juan Solomon Park on the northwest side of Indianapolis was recently redeveloped as part of a broader infrastructure project for the city. Jeff’s work included concept design through construction documents as he worked with in-house architects, the civil engineers leading the broader infrastructure project, DPW and Indy Parks. The park features a new playground, relocated picnic shelter, and numerous site improvements, including many sustainable features. Jeff was involved in the design of the green roof on the building,...

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Vision Quest

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Commercial, Projects

Vision Quest

  Mader Design provided landscape design for the new offices of Doctor Browning at VisionQuest in Greenwood.  Working with Dr. Browning and his developers and contractors, we developed a plan that would highlight the design of the building, provide open views to his showroom, maintain an bright and colorful atmosphere, focus on native plants, and minimize long term maintenance…all while meeting the city’s regulatory requirements of the city and staying within the budget.  Completed in the fall of 2011, the design worked within...

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