Introducing Luminate

Luminate: Navigating the Unknown Through Creative Leadership From navigating everyday team operations, carrying maximum impact in the boardroom, and being a community visionary, outstanding leaders use their experiences to create success. As servant leaders, the Schmidt Associates team brings you Luminate: Navigating the Unknown Through Creative Leadership. In the episodes below, we speak with executives […]

Designing the future of cancer care

The big C. For patients and their families, the word is tough to process. In 2020, 18,093,716 cases were diagnosed globally in 185 countries, according to the American Cancer Society. In the Middle East, there were 463,675 new cases, accounting for 2.4% of the global incidence, as stated by JCO® Global Oncology. Certainly, becoming a […]

The Greatest 18 Days of Summer

Written by Anna Whelchel, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer at the Indiana State Fair The excitement is BACK as The Greatest 18 Days of Summer returns with the Indiana State Fair, Friday, July 29 through Sunday, August 21 (CLOSED Mondays and Tuesdays). The 2022 State Fair will honor Indiana’s Automotive Excellence, in partnership with Tom […]

Schmidt Associates Gains 112 Spots on National Architecture List

  Schmidt Associates has jumped 112 spots on the 2022 Architectural Record list of Top 300 Architecture Firms. The firm earned the 152nd spot on this year’s list. “We are grateful to employ amazing talent from across the region, and to have earned the trust of our clients,” said CEO and Principal Sarah Hempstead, AIA, LEED […]

The Value of a Facilities Audit

How one small, private college shifted their approach to maintaining campus buildings while saving time, money “How old are our systems?” “How much time is left before we have to replace our equipment and facilities?” “What is the condition of our roofs?”  “Where are we right now?”  “How can we maintain our facilities?” On most […]

SCOPE: Your Facility Assessment Dashboard

To effectively and efficiently analyze data contained in master plans, Schmidt Associates offers Strategic Capture of Planning Elements (SCOPE). This interactive dashboard allows facilities staffs to easily utilize, edit, and sort information by facility or project type, priority, and need, making your deferred maintenance planning easier.  

Designing College Campuses for Student Health, Equity, and Performance – Part 2

Environmental design has an impact on occupant health, productivity, and sense of belonging. There’s no exception for students on college campuses. According to an October 2020 “Inside Higher Ed,” survey, 44 percent of student respondents said stress, anxiety, and loneliness had been their biggest challenge. In our last blog, we cited that in 2021, college […]

Fair Food Traditions

Deep-fried doughs. Gooey Wisconsin cheese curds. Creamy milkshakes. Getting hungry yet? We are, and after a year with no Indiana State Fair, we’ve been busy planning routes and to-do lists that include indulging in tasty fair treats. Before the gates opened, we asked Schmidt Associates team members to share their favorite foods and what they […]

Exploring Healthcare Education: IU Student Outreach Clinic

Minutes from downtown Indianapolis sits an Eastside neighborhood where access to healthcare proved challenging. Many residents often went without. But, thanks to a partnership between the Indiana University School of Medicine, the Neighborhood Fellowship Church, the Butler University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy, residents […]