Case Studies

Purdue University “The Flame” Artistic Forge

This 10-foot-tall art piece at the north end of Mackey Arena is intended to be a gathering place for students. The concept behind it was “the energy behind ideas.” The original pencil sketch envisioned a boiler with rivets exploding. We modified the design slightly and also adjusted the scale so that there wouldn’t be sharp […]
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The Crane Light

When bo-mar was approached by Purdue University with just a rendering and architectural drawing for the interior of its Purdue Polytechnics building at Anderson, details for actually building the desired crane-inspired lighting feature hadn’t yet been considered. Without direction beyond an initial concept rendering, the designers and engineers at bo-mar took the idea to the […]
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Purdue University Mackey Arena Lighted Sign

Purdue University came to bo-mar for this project because they wanted more than a sign. They wanted a dramatic, artistic statement at the north end of Mackey arena. Typically this type of signage would have been built using very light sheet metal and pop rivets. However, these materials leave unsightly gaps and bumps and nooks […]
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Kalevi Huotilainen BSA Life Structures