Multipurpose Facilities (MPF’s)

Multipurpose Facilities (MPF’s) exist in many forms. As we consider the transformation of existing facilities into part-time athletic venues – ad hoc “field houses” – a plethora of sports can reasonably be considered. Indoor track and field, cheerleading, dance, and gymnastics, indoor soccer, baseball batting cages, tennis, and competition court activities (e.g. volleyball, basketball, and handball) should […]

A Word from our Owners – Ball State University

David Shepherd – Facilities Engineer, Ball State University  David is a Facilities Engineer at Ball State University where he coordinates, designs, and oversees construction of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, including projects from small maintenance repair and replacements to large capital improvement projects and new construction. David has over 15 years of professional experience in […]

What Do Architects Do?

Our Architects don’t set out just to make plans for good-looking buildings. They strive to understand the aspirations of clients and then to deliver against those aspirations, exceeding expectations along the way. Here at Schmidt Associates, our Architects: Are specially educated to help you define what you want to build, present options you might never […]


Summer is almost here! Time to pour a tall glass of lemonade, find a shady spot, and start a great book! We are back with another edition of “WOYS” – What’s On Your Shelf to help you out. I have listed three books that are worth reading while soaking up some good Vitamin D:   […]