In the heart of the midwest, the small city of Columbus, Indiana, claims a uniquely rich architectural pedigree, with a vast collection of mid-century modernist masterpieces.
The city of Columbus has always been central to the J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program, but it has a larger role during the pandemic.
For the 200th anniversary of the founding of Indiana University, Patrick O’Meara hosts a discussion with members of the faculty and staff who have been instrumental in crafting many aspects of this year’s commemoration.
Architect James Timberlake's projects have broken new ground, exploring some of today's most important topics—among them, efficient construction methods, resource conservation strategies, and novel use of building materials.
Student teams from the J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program took their ideas to the streets — or perhaps more accurately the alleys — of Columbus in a design competition.
A small, artist work and display space at the 411 gallery in downtown Columbus could become a reality by late August.
Indiana University’s new Master of Architecture program is only in its second year, but applications are growing and students are settling into the new building in Columbus.
See the J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program's director of graduate studies, T. Kelly Wilson in Episode 104 of Journey Indiana.
Indiana University ceremonially dotted the last “i” and crossed the last “t” on the launch of its new master’s program in architecture with the formal dedication of the renowned Columbus building that serves as its home.
Jeff Linder, Indiana University associate vice president for state relations, and John Burnett, president and CEO of the Community Education Coalition in Columbus, Indiana, and a member of the IUPUC Board of Advisors, received the IU President's Medal for Excellence this week, the highest honor an IU president can bestow.
In his remarks at the Republic Building dedication, IU President McRobbie described the newly renovated facility as a "visible symbol of the future of architecture."
A mecca of mid-century modern architecture in the Midwest lures moviemakers and mavens of design.
Inside IU caught up with three students who are part of the program’s first cohort. Learn more about their journey.
The first cohort of master's students in the Indiana University Bloomington School of Art, Architecture + Design's J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program have settled in to The Republic Building in Columbus, Indiana, the newly renovated home for the program.
An important moment for higher education in Bartholomew County occurred a little more than three weeks ago. That’s when Indiana University’s new J. Irwin Miller Architecture program commenced in Columbus.
Following a successful launch in 2016-17, Exhibit Columbus recently announced the recipients of the 2018-19 Exhibit Columbus University Design Research Fellowship, which showcases current research by leading architecture and design professors teaching at public institutions located in America's Heartland. Universities in the region were invited to submit proposals demonstrating innovative research that explores how architecture and design can improve people's live and strengthen cities.
Nearly two dozen students excited to be part of something new started classes in something old — yet distinctly Modern. Inside First Christian Church, one of the most well-known designs of renowned Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, Indiana University’s new J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program commenced Monday in downtown Columbus.
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- South of Indianapolis, architecture lovers from around the world are traveling to the small city of Columbus. The population is less than 47,000 people, but it’s impact is huge on architecture and urban design.
Indiana University has purchased the Columbus, Ind., building that Myron Goldsmith designed for a local newspaper for the school's new M.Arch. program.
An architecturally significant building constructed more than four decades ago to produce newspapers and anchor a downtown Columbus redevelopment has a new purpose. The former Republic building, at 333 Second St., which became a National Historic Landmark in 2012, will become the home of Indiana University’s new Master of Architecture program that starts in the fall semester.
When the local newspaper in Columbus, Indiana no longer needed its landmark headquarters building, completed in 1971 by Myron Goldsmith of Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM), the future of the building became unclear. Rumors swirled, but eventually the perfect local partner—the new Indiana University (IU) M.Arch program—pulled through to take over the structure, which was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2012.
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Indiana University has announced the acquisition by the IU Foundation of the former Republic Newspaper building in Columbus, Indiana, as a home for its new Master of Architecture degree program.
The architectural awe of Columbus quickly became evident to a first-time visitor about seven years ago. Indiana University Center for Art + Design Columbus was seeking a founding director, and candidate T. Kelly Wilson couldn’t believe his eyes. Traveling the streets of Columbus, he came upon one example after another of Modern architecture by famous architects.
Meet T. Kelly Wilson, associate professor in Indiana University Bloomington's newly formed School of Art, Architecture + Design,who is an exhibiting artist with an architectural degree from Harvard University. Wilson's unique background led to his seminal role in the creation of IU's new Master of Architecture degree program. The program is enrolling students now, and the first cohort is expected to begin classes in the fall.
The history is well known: In the second half of the 20th century, business leaders like J. Irwin Miller saw the benefit of investing in the arts, design and architecture—giving the city an exceptional sense of place and making it one of the most architecturally important cities in the United States.
Mayor Jim Lienhoop isn’t sure how anything could top what Columbus achieved in 2017. The city served as the centerpiece for the movie “Columbus,” released during the summer, which garnered international coverage and praise.
AN spoke with T. Kelly Wilson, Director of Graduate Studies at the new M.Arch program at Indiana University (IU), about what it takes to start a new architecture program and his vision for the future of the school. Rather than being based in Bloomington, the school will be located in the Modernist mecca of Columbus, Indiana. As the new program opens admissions, Wilson discussed building a new faculty and how the school will approach architecture education.
Exhibit Columbus was described from the beginning as a project that would create new ways for residents and visitors to experience the city and its famed architectural heritage. And as the project approaches its final three weeks, organizers say it has far exceeded any expectations for the three-month exhibition of 18 outdoor, site-responsive installations placed near Columbus architectural landmarks.
Source: "The Block" by Cummins, Social News Powered by Cummins Employees from the Cummins Technical Center helped design and assemble “Shadow of an Unknown Bird,” one of the world’s largest 3D printed works of art. The sculpture is now on display in Columbus, Indiana. The sculpture is the result of a partnership designed to celebrate great design and world-class engineering, as well as 3D printing and the Indiana University Center of Art + Design in Columbus, where the work can be seen through the end of the year.
Source: Pattern Magazine Vol 12 Fall 2017 Indiana University's School of Art, Architecture + Design hopes to revolutionize architecture and design education in Indiana. This spring it announced a new undergraduate degree in Comprehensive Design and a new Master’s of Architecture program. Kelly Wilson heads the program, as director of IU Center for Art + Design (IUCA+D) in downtown Columbus, Indiana.