The Outdoor Campus

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Client: South Dakota Game Fish & Parks | Locations: Sioux Falls, SD
Date of Completion: 2007 | Area: 100.6 acre

The Outdoor Campus is a nature center focusing on outdoor recreational opportunities and the skills needed to take full advantage of them. The interpretive center incorporates exhibit, classroom, presentation and service areas along with offices for regional Game, Fish and Parks Department staff. Natural materials, shapes and massing help tie the building to the landscape. The 100.6 acre outdoor area incorporates an extensive system of trails, ponds and learning stations. This project is a 1997 AIA South Dakota Design Honor Award winner.