Series: Architectural Working Conditions

Have you ever seen an architect in action? Have you ever wondered what an Architect’s desk/house/car/process looks like? I’m excited to begin this monthly series of “Architectural Working Conditions” featuring all the wonderful South Dakota architects, designers and the like! This month features the attendees of the 2018 Design in the Hills, a small convention …

Latin-American Architecture: Brazil

The third and last post in the series on Latin-American Architecture focuses on Brazil.  The architecture of Brazil can generally be characterized as embracing a monumentality of scale, a play between solid and void, and transparency and opaqueness.  Brazilian architecture also emphasizes the use of concrete as a primary construction material.  These attributes have been …

Latin-American Architecture: Chile

The second post in the ongoing series on Latin-American Architecture focuses on Chile.  The decision to focus on Chilean architecture comes not only from the country’s compelling group of contemporary designers, but also from its rich cultural background and diverse climate.  For the better part of two decades, Chileans lived under the rule of authoritarian …

Latin-American Architecture: Mexico

This month’s theme is divided into two categories; Latin American Architecture, and local (South Dakota) Architecture.  The first segment will focus on contemporary Latin American practices with a captivating body of work, or compelling thematic approach.  The second segment will be a series of interviews conducted with influential local architects, focusing specifically on the architectural …