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    Thanks for joining us!

    Great thanks to AIA President-elect William Bates, FAIA, for visiting South Dakota and giving an inspiring keynote at our 2018 AIA South Dakota conference.

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    Sovereignty Through Design

    This year's convention featured an amazing evening keynote from Tamara Eagle Bull, FAIA, AICAE, NCARB, the first Native American woman in the U.S. to become a licensed architect.

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    2018 Design Awards

    Thanks to all who submitted entries for the 2018 Design Awards and those who joined us for our Design Awards Ceremony and Dinner. See the winners here

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    SD architecture in USA Today

    25 must-see buildings in South Dakota, as seen in USA Today. Read it here!

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    Design in the Hills 2018

    Thanks to our sponsors and attendees for a great Design in the Hills 2018 in Custer. Next year's event is set for July 18-19, 2019 in Rapid City.


AIA South Dakota is a non-profit membership organization made up of architects, future architects and partners from across our state who seek to enjoy great opportunities to learn, share, promote architecture and advance the important idea that design matters in every South Dakota community.




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September 13th
The 2018 South Dakota AIA convention began this morning with an insightful mayoral panel discussion on the challenges facing our growing cities and how architects will play a crucial role in the planning and design effort. A comment that struck me came fr…
September 10th
Architecture firms submitted 21 projects from across the state for consideration for the 2018 AIA South Dakota Design Awards. Winners will be announced on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at the AIA South Dakota Design Awards Ceremony and Dinner. (You can buy a ti…
September 6th
If you have looked at this year’s AIA South Dakota Convention schedule, you may have wondered, “Why is there a panel discussion featuring four South Dakota mayors?” Here’s why: The 2018 American Institute of Architects convention theme explore…
August 31st
AIA South Dakota's Annual Convention 2018 kicks off Sept. 13-14 at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls.
August 28th
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) South Dakota is recognizing a former city planning director, a South Dakota concrete company and two architects with annual awards to be presented as part of AIA South Dakota’s annual convention on Friday, Sept. …

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