An interview with Pascale Sablan, Architect/Advocate: Part 1

It was my honor to conduct the following interview, posted in two parts, with Pascale Sablan, FAIA, an Architect/Advocate creating a diverse community network of those who impact our built environment through her organization, Beyond the Built Environment, as well as her work as an Associate at Adjaye Associates in New York City. AD: Pascale, …

2021 AIA SD Presidential Award Winner: Goss Opera House, Watertown SD

Celebrations in Architecture: Goss Opera House, Watertown SD receives recognition from AIA SD President, Tom Hurlbert at 2021 AIA SD Convention. (Content submitted by RSA) Every once in a while, we as Architects become involved in a project that changes our perspective on the value of somebody’s passion for a project, and how it can …

Stunning Modern Home Designed by University of Kansas Architecture Students

(Sponsored content by Pella Windows) Innovative architecture students designed a home featuring elegant and modern Pella® Impervia® windows. Project Details Type: New Construction Location: Lawrence, KS Products Used: Pella® Impervia® Fiberglass Awning Window Pella® Impervia® Fiberglass Casement Window Area of Structure Involved: Kitchen, Living Room, Bedrooms and Bathrooms In this new construction project, architecture students …

From Drawing to Sculpture to… Restraint

An “Argument” For Changing How We Think About Buildings. Cover image: 1920s era graduate level work from Harold Spitznagel, illustrating a classical drawing approach to an elevation While not required reading in my own architectural education, I’ve often interfaced, usually in a joking manner, the analysis of Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi of the …

SDSU Chicoine AME Renaming Ceremony

(Cover image courtesy of SDSU) Over the past weekend, South Dakota State University officially celebrated the naming of the Chicoine Architecture, Mathematics & Engineering Hall with a ceremony honoring the 19th President of SDSU. Serving as President from 2007–2016, David Chicoine was instrumental in the founding of the Department of Architecture in 2010 and believed …