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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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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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Latest news

Recent posts from our Blueprint South Dakota blog
January 10th
Commercial interior designer and furniture vendor Pigott is inviting AIA SD members to the grand opening of its new Sioux Falls showroom at 301 S. Minnesota Ave., Suite 2, on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 4-7 p.m.
January 8th
This month’s theme is divided into two categories; Latin American Architecture, and local (South Dakota) Architecture.  The first segment will focus on contemporary Latin American practices with a captivating body of work, or compelling thematic appr…
January 4th
When you think of what an architect does every day, what comes to mind? We draw? We create? We use our extensive math skills to design beautiful buildings, functional buildings, and -with our current volatile market- expensive buildings? My desk has a pil…
January 2nd
2018 was a great year for architecture and design in South Dakota- here are a few links to check out some of the best work that was completed nationally and around the world. Let us know what stands out to you and why! https://www.archdaily.com/907313/the…
December 28th
This is a guest post by Sandra Lea Dickenson, AIA Emeritus of Vermillion, SD. Sandy has been a licensed architect since 1972, when women comprised less than 2% of the profession, and has practiced in six states and Germany.  She holds a Bachelor of Archit…

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