Tag Archive for: Tom Stapleton

A Helicopter Adventure: How A Rooftop Installation at the Lawrence Central High School Pool Provided Cost Savings, History

In a groundbreaking move on Oct. 20, the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township (MSDLT), together with Schmidt Associates and The Skillman Corporation, undertook an extraordinary project to install rooftop HVAC units for the new Lawrence Central High School natatorium addition. What made this endeavor so unique was the decision to use Midwest Helicopter Airways instead […]

Flexibility at the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion: A Triumph in Modern Innovation

In July, the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion opened, reshaping the landscape of event hosting in Indiana. Spearheaded by Schmidt Associates architects, engineers, construction administrators, and interior designers, this cutting-edge building has quickly become a cornerstone of the Indiana State Fairgrounds’ facilities offerings, including 196,000 SF of flexible, multi-purpose space. From Swine Barn to […]

Embracing Sustainability at the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion

In the heart of Indianapolis, the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion stands as a shining example of sustainable design and responsible architecture practices. This remarkable venue showcases innovative adaptive reuse and a deep commitment to environmental consciousness. From reclaimed wood to rainwater treatment systems, the Pavilion is a harmonious blend of modern innovation and […]

Q&A With Construction Administrator Tom Stapleton

A seasoned construction administrator, industry expert, and problem solver, Tom Stapleton played a pivotal role as the construction administrator (CA) for the recently opened Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion, where he diligently made sure the contractor adhered to the drawings and specifications, promptly responded to contractor requests for information (RFIs), and skillfully resolved design […]

Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion: Where Architectural Ingenuity Meets Sustainability and Resurgence

It’s an architectural marvel, and one we’re thrilled to explore. Brace yourselves for a tale of architectural brilliance, sustainable ingenuity, and historic preservation as we go inside the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. A Hub for Livestock and Consumer Events The Fall Creek Pavilion is a vast 196,000-sf building […]

From Vision to Reality: Celebrating the Opening of the Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion

Today, we proudly unveil the upcoming grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the highly anticipated Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion. This monumental project, born from a powerful vision, is set to become a new home for Indiana swine during the Indiana State Fair, as well as a hub for community events, connection, and a […]