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    AIA Conference on Architecture '19

    The AIA Conference on Architecture heads to Las Vegas on June 6–8, 2019. Join us for the architecture and design event of the year! Registration opens in January.

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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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    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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