Context welcomes Derrek Fields. Derrek, a graduate from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, returns to the midwest after spending the last few years working in Seattle. His experience on a variety of scales and types of project is sure to be a welcome addition to the firm.
Context takes home two awards from the 2016 INASLA Professional Design Awards. In the category of Planning and Analysis, the Nickel Plate District Master Plan for Fishers, Indiana, receives an Award of Honor. The Artistry Phase One in Indianapolis, Indiana, receives an Award of Honor for the Design: Constructed Works category.
We are pleased to announce that Liz Mooney has joined the Context team. Liz holds a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture (06’) and a Masters of Urban Design (’11) from Ball State University. She brings more than nine years of professional design experience in a wide range of projects types. We are thrilled to add her experience and talents to our growing staff.
Context would like to welcome Jing Tang to our staff. Originally from Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, Jing is a recent graduate from the Master of Landscape Architecture program at Ball State University. She brings with her a fresh and creative approach to design. We are excited to incorporate her international influences into our team.
Context Design is partnering with Jonathan Byrd’s Racing to celebrate the 100th Running of the legendary Indianapolis 500. Context is a minor sponsor for #88 Dale Coyne/Jonathan Byrd’s Racing entry driven by two time USAC National Sprint Car Champion, Bryan Clauson.
Context joined forces with the Byrd family on recent hotel and restaurant development projects in Westfield, Indiana and Whiting, Indiana. During this collaboration, the principals learned of their shared interest in building lasting, durable business relationships. Loyalty and repeat customers are the foundation of both companies. The opportunity to extend their partnership into the celebration of the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 was too exciting to pass up!
Context’s award-winning site design studio is passionate about helping clients create meaningful spaces and experiences that connect people to the land. This includes a variety of parks, streetscapes, and mixed-use developments in and around the Town of Speedway. As the company has evolved over 18 years of practice, the studio’s reach now includes projects in the Midwest, Southeast, and Southwest regions of the country. While the size and capacity of the firm has certainly grown, its focus on delivering excellent service has remained.
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Powerback Rehabilitation in Lafayette, Colorado wins Senior Housing News’ Architecture & Design Awards in the Skilled Nursing Category for 2015. This is the third year in a row that Mainstreet has taken top honors in the category honoring excellence in senior living with Wellbrooke of Westfield and Wellbrooke of South Bend winning in 2013 and 2014 respectively. For more information, click HERE.
A 2015 graduate from the University of Minnesota with a Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Bingqin is eager to bring her new, diverse experiences and extensive design training to the office. With her enthusiasm and unique skills, CONTEXT is excited for Bingqin to join our dynamic and energetic team.