Entries by Kevin Shelley

Preserving History, Building the Future: The Transformation of Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion

On the grounds of the Indiana State Fair and Event Center, a piece of agricultural history was on the brink of being lost to time. The Swine Barn, a century-old structure to accommodate the unique transportation needs of that era, had fallen into disrepair and obsolescence. However, rather than letting this iconic building fade into […]

Safeguarding Agriculture: A Look at Biosecurity Measures at the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion

In the heartland of America, where agriculture takes center stage, the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion on the grounds of the beautiful Indiana State Fairgrounds stands as a symbol of architectural innovation and biosecurity. In a world increasingly conscious of infectious diseases, the Pavilion’s proactive approach to safeguarding its occupants, both human and animal, […]

Accidental Interaction

Think back to when you were in college. Do you remember when and where your best learning happened? Chances are, it wasn’t necessarily in the classroom. Your college education more likely happened while you socialized by the front desk of your residence hall, or while you lay on the grass in the quad, or even […]

Culinary Centers: Sequence of Events

In a previous blog post, we talked about the Growing Demand for Culinary Centers and What is in a Culinary Center. You can review it here. The focus today is The Sequence of Events and Main Takeaways. The Sequence of Events Once the programming (types of labs) is determined, the next most important component in […]

Designing Culinary Centers

Culinary centers are unique from start to finish, from the initial planning of the lab layout to the finishing technological touches. Schmidt Associates has experience in designing such state-of-the-art facilities. We’ve outlined 4 things that you should know about culinary centers. The Growing Demand for Culinary Centers What is in a Culinary Center? The Sequence […]