Charles MacBride


Writing as Place-Making (Monday, March 23, 1:00pm, Hobo Day Gallery, SDSU Student Union)

Charles MacBride is an assistant professor and Professional Program Coordinator at the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture. He is the Director and co-founder of DoArch Public Works, a center for community outreach and design serving South Dakota and the upper Midwest. The center connects students, faculty, and community leaders through design, advocacy and service. Recent community involvement includes an AIA award-winning master planning project, and a community design project in a “bi-cultural” community located within the Yankton Sioux Tribe Reservation. He has taught at the newly formed Department of Architecture at SDSU since 2011, and previously held appointments at Iowa State University and the University of Colorado Denver. He is a licensed architect and is currently working on several projects including a regional community center, and an archive and museum for a collection of historical prairie buildings.