Context is excited to announce the hiring of James Sager. James is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture. He brings to Context an extensive knowledge of planting design and implementation practices gained from working in an affiliated field for the last few years. We are excited for James to be joining the Context team.
The Town of Fortville received a 2018 Hoosier Planning Award from the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association with an Outstanding Economic Development Plan, Honorable Mention for the Broadway Fortville TIF District Master Plan. Context is excited to have been a part of this endeavor and help our bustling hometown create an exciting plan for future development. Congratulations to the Town of Fortville and everyone who collaborated on this project.
By taking home an Honor Award in the Category of Real Estate Development and an Achievement Award in the category of Landscape Architecture, the Fishers Municipal Complex Redevelopment has continued to be recognized for its success in revitalizing the Fishers downtown. Context is proud to have worked with the City of Fishers and the various project stakeholders to deliver a brand new live-work identity to the core of the Fishers Community. Find out more at:
Context is proud to announce receiving two INASLA Professional Design Awards for 2017. The Fishers Municipal Complex Redevelopment for Fishers, Indiana and the Whiting Lakefront Park in Whiting, Indiana both received Merit Awards in the Category of Design: Constructed Works. Context is excited to bring home multiple awards once again and looks forward to continued success with the communities of Whiting and Fishers.
Context is excited to bring aboard Benjamin Kay. Ben, a recent graduate from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture with Minors in Spanish and Entrepreneurial Management, brings a passion and enthusiasm for site design and planning to the office. Context is excited to bolster the firm with his unique skills and talents as part of our growing team.
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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