A Poetic Pairing


Presented by: Angela McKillip, Jeff Hazard, and Stacey McMahan

Originally trained as an Interior Designer, Angela possesses strong spatial understanding as well as the ability to develop detailed interior schemes. By pursuing a Master of Architecture, this ability was transformed to a larger scale.  Central to her creative pulse is conversation and connection with clients; their goals, needs and passions inform and inspire each project.  Past industry experience has enabled Angela to develop valuable knowledge within the construction industry and professional practice. 

For several years years, Angela served South Dakota State University as an adjunct faculty member while acting as the Director of Design at Koch Hazard Architects; and joined the Interior Design faculty full time in the fall of 2012. This has been a truly rewarding, refreshing and exciting endeavor, confirming her passion for the critical relationship between academics and professional practice. As a part of her research and scholarship efforts, Angela joins Koch Hazard Architects regularly as a design consultant.  

Angela grew up on a farm outside of Nunda, South Dakota.  An upbringing rooted in the context and landscape of rural South Dakota stimulates and enlightens a locally based spirit and sensitivity in her work. Angela and her husband, Justin, and daughter Avery live in Harrisburg, SD, and enjoy spending their free time camping, fishing, traveling and relaxing. They regularly make trips back to the Nunda area with their spoiled hunting lab, Izzy.

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