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    Design in the Hills 2019

    Design in the Hills 2019 is set for July 18-19, 2019 in Rapid City. Learn more

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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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    SD architecture in USA Today

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

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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


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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Also, if you are new to AIA South Dakota or have recently made a career move into another chapter, please complete the chapter transfer form. Members who have recently ugraded their status may complete the membership status change form.

Please complete this process as part of the 2018 renewal process.

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