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June 11, 2016
Payne Family Native American Center

Payne Family Native American Center

Article on Payne Family Native American Center published in Indian Country Today (2011) http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/gallery/photo/native-american-center-university-montana-connecting-people-35398  

April 11, 2016
The cultural masks are being installed at Plaza Roberto Maestas!

The cultural masks are being installed at Plaza Roberto Maestas!

29 relief masks at each column on the base of two buildings, 4 distinct masks symbolically representing Latino, Native American, Asian American and African American cultures.

April 6, 2016
Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow

Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow

So sad that I was not able to be there today. We are very honored that the esteemed Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow was laid to rest at the Apsaalooke Veterans Cemetery that we designed, designed to symbolically represent the Crow concept of the Camp on the Other Side where he has now gone. We were […]

March 18, 2016
New Architecture on Indigenous Lands

New Architecture on Indigenous Lands

New Architecture on Indigenous Lands takes readers on a virtual tour of recent Native building projects in Canada and the western and midwestern United States. With close attention to details of design, questions of tradition, and cultural issues, and through interviews with designers and their Native clients, it provides an in-depth introduction to the new […]

March 10, 2016
Tribal Green Summit 2016

Tribal Green Summit 2016

Daniel Glenn (Apsaalooke – Crow) will discuss the impact of colonization on indigenous architecture in North America and recent efforts to develop a contemporary, tribally-specific architecture through examples from his own work with several tribes in the United States. North American tribes, like indigenous people around the world, developed a highly sustainable architecture that was […]

March 2, 2016
Indigenous Design Conference

Indigenous Design Conference

Amazing conference, we feel so welcomed here among our Maori and international colleagues!

February 23, 2016
“Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing”

“Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing”

“Our challenge is to create modern homes that strive to come close to the extraordinary symbiosis of climate and culture that is inherent in indigenous dwellings” — Daniel Glenn The Nageezi house was designed to respond to the local high-desert climate (elevation 6,947 feet), in which temperatures can vary 40 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit in […]

February 19, 2016
“Nau Mai, Haere Mai, Welcome.”

“Nau Mai, Haere Mai, Welcome.”

I Te Timatanga is a multidisciplinary indigenous design conference, for any indigenous person who helps to shape the public realm. This four-day conference includes indigenous presentations, site visits and cultural exchange – hosted by Ngā Aho and Ngāti Hau at Whakapara Marae, Te Tai Tokerau (Northland). “Come and join us to discuss and share stories, […]

November 23, 2012
International SEED Award – Place of Hidden Waters

International SEED Award – Place of Hidden Waters

From the Jury: “The jury was struck by the elegant combination of the principles of sustainability with cultural relevance, while providing a contemporary aesthetic.” “The Puyallup Longhouse was designed with the goal of creating a community center and beautiful, relevant and affordable housing for members of the Puyallup Tribe struggling with the challenges of increased […]