It’s a good idea to keep an eye on the market and predictions. Prepare for each possible scenario and react according to how things play out. Check out this month’s billing index from December 2019 to plan for the coming months. Architects, business leaders, public officials, and general public should all stay current on the economic condition. The ABI is an index that everyone should take a look at to stay informed.
AIA Members Attend City of Sioux Falls Planning & Development Services Open House
AIA South Dakota members joined others for updates from the City of Sioux Falls Planning & Development Services. The event was arranged by Sioux Falls Development Foundation. Mike Gray, with the Foundation, explained that connecting public and private entities is a priority for development. The morning began with breakfast and socializing.
Details Designers Notice
Image Credit: Watercolor of Villa d’Este Spring 2011 Liz Meyer I was waiting in the doctor’s office this morning in one of the exam rooms. I looked up at the ceiling and noticed the track for a curtain around the door. I saw diffusers (one supply and one return), a speaker, and a light fixture …
Disaster Recovery. We’re on It!
With stories in Australia with wildfires and earthquakes in Puerto Rico scattered throughout my newsfeed, global disasters are top of mind. We live in an age of information and technology, and have access to current events at our finger tips. With that comes the ability to affect change and help the situations we’re reading about. There are many avenues to aid in relief efforts. It’s hard to know where to get involved. Fortunately, the AIA has a program that specializes in disaster assistance.
2019 Posts: A Year in Review
As we begin a new year, it is important to take a retrospective look at the previous one. We celebrate the high points and learn from the low. Happy New Year to our readers. We thank you for your continued support and can’t wait to read what 2020 has in store for Blueprint South Dakota and the architecture community. So, in case you missed it, here are the highlights from 2019.
Taking Professional Exams
What are Professional Exams and Why are They Important? Professional exams, including the Architect Registration Examination, are a critical step in the licensing process, and it is imperative that professionals obtain licenses to practice in their field. According to the AIA: “Improperly designed buildings can pose a threat to occupants and the public. The essential …