Check out the entries for the 2018 AIA SD Design Awards

2018 AIA SD Design Awards

Architecture firms submitted 21 projects from across the state for consideration for the 2018 AIA South Dakota Design Awards. Winners will be announced on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at the AIA South Dakota Design Awards Ceremony and Dinner. (You can buy a ticket for the event here.) Our previously announced service awards will also be …

Why a mayoral panel discussion at the 2018 AIA Convention?

Blueprint for Better

If you have looked at this year’s AIA South Dakota Convention schedule, you may have wondered, “Why is there a panel discussion featuring four South Dakota mayors?” Here’s why: The 2018 American Institute of Architects convention theme explores the profession’s most valuable asset — our Voice. As architects, we solve problems through design. We use …

Eagle Bull, first Native American woman to become licensed architect, to keynote AIA South Dakota convention

Tamara Eagle Bull

Tamara Eagle Bull, FAIA, AICAE, NCARB, the first Native American woman in the U.S. to become a licensed architect, will present a public keynote titled Sovereignty Through Design at the AIA South Dakota Annual Convention, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m., at the Ramkota Convention Center Annex. Eagle Bull, a member of the Oglala Lakota …

Citizen Architect

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Architects do more than imagine spaces, buildings and forms. We continually strengthen the communication link between the mind and the hand that draws or clicks to form creations on napkin, paper or computer screen. In more simple terms, my job as an architect is to dream with my clients and then make those dreams a reality. Pretty impressive, for sure, but is that all an architect does? Does an architect …