GO DESIGN: Another One Rides the Bus

Prototype Bus Stop & Shelter Design Competition This summer architects, artists, designers, students, and community members participated in the Sioux Falls Design Center’s GO DESIGN bus stop and shelter design competition. The competition encouraged visions of what sustainable, functional, and creative bus shelters and stops could look like for the Sioux Falls community. As part …

AIA RURAL + SUBURBAN WORKSHOP with South Dakota and North Dakota

By John Horky, FAIA On August 10th, six AIA South Dakota members and three AIA North Dakota members, along with both components’ Executive Directors, convened to discuss their specific experiences, including both the challenges and the advantages, of working in rural and suburban areas. This event was one of nine listening sessions taking place across …

Cast your vote for the 2021 AIA SD Design Awards People’s Choice Award

Back to School: Sioux Falls School District

Jefferson High School (This series is intended to highlight the new construction, renovation and upgrades to the K-12 public school system in South Dakota. Content submitted is provided by the architects of the projects.) (Content submitted by Architecture Incorporated) Following a successful bond issue to address district-wide facility upgrades and enrollment growth, Architecture Incorporated teamed …

Building on South Dakota Universities: SDSU Raven Precision Agriculture Center

(This series was intended to highlight the new construction, renovation and upgrades to the state universities in South Dakota. Content was submitted by the architects of the projects or by the universities.) (Content submitted by EAPC Architects Engineers) The new Raven Precision Agriculture Center at South Dakota State University is ready to welcome students this …

Building on South Dakota Universities: DSU Residence Hall

(This series was intended to highlight the new construction, renovation and upgrades to the state universities in South Dakota. Content was submitted by the architects of the projects or by the universities.) (Content submitted by Architecture Incorporated) Dakota State University will be debuting a new four-story residence hall to campus this Fall. The building features …

Future of Work: Looking forward

Three shifts to help organizations navigate a post-pandemic future (Sponsored content by Pigott, provided by Herman Miller. All images from Herman Miller) The leveling effect of a global pandemic touches every aspect of life: home, work, and all the places in between. At Herman Miller, we believe that problem-solving, human-centered design means supporting people wherever …

Expanding Preservation of the 1950-1970s

Liz Almlie, Historic Preservation Specialist, South Dakota State Historical Society One of the newer challenges of historic preservation is the preservation of resources from the mid-20th century.  One of the eligibility considerations for the National Register of Historic Places is the age of the resource.  Sites newer than fifty years need to meet special considerations …