2021 AIASD Peoples’ Choice Award

The South Dakota Veterans Cemetery is the first federally funded, state-owned and operated, veterans cemetery in South Dakota. This 60-acre property offers a picturesque setting in northereastern Sioux Falls, conveniently located along Interstate 90. The cemetery will serve veterans throughout the state and around the country, as there is no state residency requirement to be …

AIASD Award Winner: NSU Regional Sports Complex

Post and images submitted by CO-OP Architects. The Northern State University Regional Sports Complex includes a new on-campus DII football stadium, with seating for 4,000 fans with flexible berms to handle larger crowds.  Suites, loge boxes, premier club seating, press level amenities, locker rooms, Champions Lounge, and concessions are also included in the design. In …

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 …

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 …

Arlt, Kramer recognized as Young Architect Award winners

Robert Arlt and Chase Kramer

AIA South Dakota is awarding South Dakota architects Robert Arlt, AIA, CPHC, and Chase Kramer, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA each with the chapter’s Young Architect Award for their leadership, service and contributions to the architecture profession and the community as a whole. Arlt and Kramer will be honored during the AIA South Dakota Design Awards …