Sioux Falls Design Center

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SOUTH DAKOTA


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The Sioux Falls Design Center is a small space in Downtown Sioux Falls that hosts exhibits, lectures, receptions and other activities designed to inform the community about the function of design in creating a great quality of life. The Sioux Falls Design Center also endeavors to bring together the various design disciplines in the community – architects, interior designers, landscape architects, graphic designers and artists to work together to create and innovate.


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The Sioux Falls Design Center is designed to function as a gallery, lecture space, brainstorm incubator, reception space, classroom and meeting room with videoconferencing capability. The SFDC is essentially an open rectangle with a diagonal wall of rolling doors to define toilet, kitchen, office and storage spaces. The key elements added to the raw space are intended to be flexible and writable. The diagonal wall is surfaced with reclaimed slate chalkboards. The presentation wall is both a projection screen and white board, the ceiling cloud is compromised of canvas panels that can be taken down and drawn or painted on, then displayed or replaced with new ones. Furniture lecture,

is flexible classroom,

and bar

stackable to work in lounge, and meeting configurations.


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The Center is expected to be South Dakota’s first LEED Platinum CI project. Located downtown near restaurants, businesses and the bus terminal, the Center incorporates numerous green strategies. Lighting is exclusively LED and adjustable to meet needs of the Center’s many uses. The wall finish is painted 90% recycled fiberboard. More than 90% of the interior and all of the exterior shell was left intact.


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