The Steel District Breaks Ground

Construction began on The Steel District on August 18, 2021 in downtown Sioux Falls. Koch Hazard Architects is working on the office building, hotel and convention center (with ESG Architects), and parking ramp (with Walker Consultants). One Historical Day, Lloyd […]

Back to School: Ben Reifel Middle School

Ben Reifel Middle School Project Page Written by: Keith Thompson This article originally appeared on the Blueprint South Dakota blog on August 26, 2021. The newest middle school in Sioux Falls is set to welcome students on August 26th, serving […]

Augustana University Breaks Ground on Housing Projects

Augustana University broke ground on several housing projects in May, beginning their commitment to students and reshaping the look and feel of campus. Koch Hazard Architects developed the design for Bergsaker Hall and will begin working on the design for […]

Children’s Inn Breaks Ground on New Facility

–Keep up with the building progress by accessing the live feed HERE. — Children’s Inn, a program of Children’s Home Society South Dakota, broke ground on a 48,000 s.f., 96-bed new facility on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The new facility, […]

Koch Hazard Adds Talented New Staff

Koch Hazard Architects is excited to announce that we have strategically added to our team over the last six months. Michelle Rippentrop, NCIDQ, joined Koch Hazard Architects in February as the Director of Interior Design. Michelle has over 12 years […]

Koch Hazard Wins Design Award

The South Dakota Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced its 2020 Design Award winners on September 17 and one Koch Hazard project was recognized. McVicker Plaza, located in Vermillion, SD, received a Merit award in the Preservation & […]

LifeScape New Campus: Second Jeff Hazard Vault Project

On January 16, 2020, LifeScape announced it had selected the USD Discovery District for its future hospital, school and rehabilitation center. The new campus will replace LifeScape’s current 26th street location. The total cost of the project is expected to […]

McMahan and Urban Teaching at SDSU

Koch Hazard Architects has two staff members serving as adjunct professors in the Interior Design program at South Dakota State University. Stacey is instructing sophomores in an “Interior Design Studio” class, which explores conceptual thinking and placemaking through spatial articulation […]