Koch Hazard Architects, founded in 1961, is a professional service firm of 25 architects, planners and interior designers. The firm practices on a regional basis with clients in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.
The firm focuses its energies and expertise on architecture, planning and interiors and retains the most qualified consultants in engineering and other disciplines as needed. Koch Hazard Architects has received numerous professional and civic awards for its work.
The firm is organized to maximize the involvement of principals in all aspects of the project delivery process. A principal directed team is created for each client and stays with that client, maintaining continuity of communication and coordination and enhancing quality.
The firm's comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach is reflected in the extensive array of services offered: research, sustainability, feasibility analysis, master planning, programming, building design, space planning, interior and landscape design, graphic design, historic surveys and preservation/restoration services.
Diversity of Practice
Koch Hazard Architects is qualified to address a broad range of issues. The firm's expertise includes education, healthcare and recreation facilities, commercial, governmental and cultural facilities, churches, multi-family and residences, preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse. This diversity of work exposes the firm to an array of ideas, which enrich each project.
Research is an integral part of the firm's practice. Because of this research our projects work better for the people who use them, cost less to build and are responsive to change.
Commitment to Excellence
Koch Hazard Architects is committed to excellence in client service. Client satisfaction is our measure of success. We work closely with and listen carefully to our clients, then produce - constantly striving to exceed expectations. Each Koch Hazard Architects project is a unique, innovative response to a specific set of client needs and project circumstances.