Lower Brule Administration Building

Lower Brule Administration Building
Lower Brule Administration BuildingLower Brule Administration Building

Lower Brule Administration Building

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
Lower Brule, South Dakota

The Lower Brule Administration Building sits high on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River and the town of Lower Brule. The building forms an arc following the curve of the hill, affording spectacular views for all the offices. The entrance plaza features sculptural tepees symbolically representing an Indian village. Growing out of the midpoint of the arc and on axis with the entrance is the tribal council chambers. The chambers is in the form of a tepee and features a circular mural on the canvas-like interior fabric.

The 45,400 SF building houses a variety of functions for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, including the Tribal Legislature, Tribal Management, BIA, Social Services, WIC Program, and others.