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Museum of Visual Materials

Client: Museum of Visual Materials/Rose Faithe | Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Date of Completion: 2007 | Area: 12,200 SF

Design Summary

The project uses energy efficient building strategies and environmentally responsible materials. Through incorporating skylights, exposing and refurbishing hardwood floors, construction of custom display furniture using “found” material, etc., this building provides functional yet flexible display and gathering spaces, while also supporting the ongoing effort to preserve historic downtown Sioux Falls.

Koch Hazard Architects provided complete architectural, interior design and construction administration services for this addition and renovation.

Project Highlights

The facility was the first LEED Platinum building in South Dakota. This project is a 2007 AIA South Dakota Design Merit Award winner and a 2007 ASLA Merit Award winner. In 2009, this project received the Mayor’s Award for Historic Preservation.