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RATIO Architects Drawings Collection

Identifier: DADA-056

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two projects designed by RATIO Architects (The Associate Group Headquarters and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard). Two additional projects comprise this collection and were designed by other firms. One project is for the Indiana State Normal School Library (1907) by J.F. Alexander & Son, and the other is for the Circle Center Mall project by Ehrenkratz & Eckstut Architects and Melvin Simon & Associates. Projects designed by RATIO are located in Indianapolis.


  • 1990-1995
  • 1907


Language of Materials

This collection is entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Drawings and Documents Archive, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Drawings and Documents Archive.

Biographical Note

RATIO Architects, one of the Midwest’s premier architectural firms, was founded in 1982 in Indianapolis. The firm originally specialized in historic preservation, but over its long history, it has expanded its focus, becoming an important force in the construction of several significant museums, corporate headquarters, schools, libraries, and other projects on all sides of the globe. Currently, it has four studio locations (Indianapolis, Indiana; Champaign, Illinois; Chicago, Illinois; and Raleigh, North Carolina) and a host of connections in multiple countries, such as China and Korea. Signature to RATIO’s identity as a firm is its commitment to sustainability and community improvement, as well as its LiveDesignSM process, which promotes a more active and collaborative dialogue between its teams and its clients.


2 Cubic Feet (1 flat file drawer, 1 OVB Box)


The RATIO Architects Drawings Collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

The RATIO Architects Drawings Collection was recieved by Drawings and Documents Archive as a donation from Ben Ross, RATIO Architects, on 2017/5/11.


Additions are expected.


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Processing Information

Collection processing complete. EAD finding aid created 2019/06/25 by Leah Heim and Rebecca Torsell.

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Repository Details

Part of the Andrew Seager Archives of the Built Environment Repository

Architecture Building, Room 120
Muncie IN 47306 USA
765-285-3726 (Fax)