Say It Loud: South Dakota Submissions Live

In collaboration with Beyond the Built Environment and Pascale Sablan, FAIA, a local collection of South Dakota design professionals across the built environment are excited to announce submissions are now LIVE for this fall’s SAY IT LOUD: South Dakota exhibit, an exhibition elevating the contributions of women and diverse architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, …

Representing the Work of a Master in the National Register of Historic Places

by Liz Almlie, Historic Preservation Specialist- South Dakota State Historical Society Of properties recognized in the National Register of Historic Places, one slice of them are nominated as the work of a master architect or craftsperson, which could also include builders, landscape architects, bridge engineers, and others.  These are places that best represent their body …

AIA SD Lobbies DC at AIA Leadership Summit

(Cover Image by AIA National) Every year, AIA National puts on AIA Leadership Summit (formerly Grassroots) to bring together AIA volunteer leaders, chapter executives, and chapter staff across regions, specialties, firm sizes, and career stages focused on advancing and developing advocacy and leadership within each state. This year, Justin Oleson, AIA SD Secretary/Treasurer, Angela Lammers, …

AIA South Dakota presents its 2022 design awards

Dakota State University Cyber Lab

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota architecture firms captured one American Institute of Architects (AIA) South Dakota Honor Award and three Merit Awards during AIA South Dakota’s recent annual conference. JLG Architects of Sioux Falls and Rapid City won an Honor Award in Architecture for the Dakota State University Cyber Lab in Madison (featured photo). The facility houses a …

AIA SD Announces 2022 Champion of Architecture Award

The 2022 Champion of Architecture Award was given to Jay Vogt, who served two roles as Director of the State Historical Society and South Dakota State Historic Preservation Officer. The award was presented at the recent South Dakota American Institute of Architects state convention in Sioux Falls, SD. The award is given to non-architects or …

AIA SD celebrates newly licensed architects

Photos by Lauren Deshler, AIA. Top Row: Aaron Johnson, Aspen Thorstenson. Second Row: Jacob Rike, Kevin Genzlinger. Third row: Levi Pfeil, Manisha Shrestha. All licenses congratulated by AIA SD 2020-2021 President Tom Hurlbert and State Licensing Advisor Terri Miller. Arguably, there is no greater achievement for an architect than licensure. So AIA SD, led by …