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 […]

The beginning of Koch Hazard Architects

Forward originally written by Ralph Koch, Koch Hazard founder, for Plain Design: Architecture on the Northern Plains (2011). I graduated from the University of Nebraska with an architectural degree in 1951. After spending two years in the Army, I joined […]

Koch Hazard Celebrates 60 Years with Art and Music

Koch Hazard is celebrating 60 years of collaborating with great clients and improving communities. Clients, colleagues, friends and fans are invited to a fun evening of art and music, in downtown Sioux Falls.  The evening’s festivities will kick off at […]

World’s Greatest Challenges

As the sun rises over the downtown Sioux Falls skyline and across the Big Sioux River, light passes through the glass overlook that protrudes from the first floor of Raven headquarters. From inside the overlook, you’re graced with a stunning view […]

Potpourri of Treasures

Sentiment is a curious thing. When ascribed to something tangible, sentiment can elicit strong, emotional connections. It’s exactly what makes one man’s trash another man’s treasure. It’s why one simple object or place can mean many different things to many […]

The Legacy of Images; Pt. 2 Filippo Brunelleschi

Written by Jacob Urban. This article originally appeared on the Blueprint South Dakota blog on March 13, 2019. Drawing and the production of images underpins nearly every effort made as an architect. It is the means by which architects not […]

The Legacy of Images; Pt. 1 Leon Battista Alberti

Written by Jacob Urban. This article originally appeared on the Blueprint South Dakota blog on March 5, 2019. Drawing and the production of images underpins nearly every effort made as an architect. It is the means by which architects not […]

KHA Awarded Lincoln Hall Project

Koch Hazard Architects was recently awarded the Lincoln Hall renovation project on the South Dakota State University campus. The building has served as the academic facility for the Department of Music. By 2019, the Music Department will relocate to the […]