Nationally recognized architect to speak at Augustana University
Tuesday, September 26th 6:30pm
Nationally recognized architect Pascale Sablan, FAIA, NOMA, will speak at Augustana University on Tuesday, Sept. 26 as part of SAY IT LOUD South Dakota, an exhibition spotlighting the contributions of women and diverse designers to South Dakota’s built environment.
Sablan’s lecture, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at Hamre Recital Hall, is part of a national movement of sharing, protecting and celebrating the journey of the underrepresented to inspire the next generation. SAY IT LOUD exhibitions have been hosted across a spectrum of communities from Nebraska and Montana to New York, Chicago and London.
SAY IT LOUD South Dakota, presented by the American Institute of Architects South Dakota (AIA SD) and the Sioux Falls Design Center, features projects by 25 women and diverse design professionals and offers interviews about their experiences in the architecture and design professions. The Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center exhibition opened Sunday and will remain on view through the end of October.
SAY IT LOUD South Dakota is made possible by generous support from McGough Construction, Lloyd Companies, Gage Brothers, Koch Hazard Architects, Interstate Office Products, Journey Group, Syverson Tile & Stone, the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation, the Sioux Falls Women’s Alliance, Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center, and the South Dakota chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).
This free public lecture is made possible in partnership with Augustana University.
About Pascale Sablan
Pascale Sablan is a visionary architect, activist, and leader who has dedicated her career to making the built environment more equitable and just. With more than 15 years of experience in the field, Pascale is a trailblazer who is breaking barriers and inspiring the next generation of architects. As an Associate Principal at Adjaye Associates, Pascale has been a key member of the team for numerous projects around the world. Her work is characterized by a commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability, and she has been recognized as one of the most influential architects of her generation. In addition to her work as an architect, Pascale is the founder of Beyond the Built Environment, a non-profit organization that seeks to empower women and people of color in the architecture industry.
Allison Dvorak, AIA, CPHC, is a member of the AIA South Dakota Board of Directors, liaison to the Emerging Professionals and Communication committees, and an architect in Sioux Falls. She received her M.Arch from North Dakota State University and continues to develop her Master’s thesis of researching and implementing design theories focused on human centered design through speaking engagements, design practice, and one-on-one client education. Allison lives in Sioux Falls with her husband, son and daughter.