About Us

Providing full Architectural and Interior Design services for a wide range of clients and building types, Small Architects is able to translate your vision to reality and guide your project from conception to completion.

  • “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us” – Winston Churchill
  • “All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it” – Psalms 127:1
  • “Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea” – Yoshio Taniguchi
  • “Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together” – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • “Nothing requires the Architect’s care more than the due proportions of buildings” – Vitruvius
  • “Architecture is inhabited sculpture” – Constantin Brancusi
  • “The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines” – Saul Steinberg
  • “Buildings should serve people, not the other way around” – John Portman
  • “Architecture is the thoughtful making of space” – Louis Kahn
  • “A proper building grows naturally, logically, and poetically out of all its conditions” – Louis Sullivan
  • “Less is more” – Ludwig Meis van der Rohe / “Less is a bore” – Robert Venturi
  • “Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context – a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan” – Eliel Saarinen



Temporary Architecture…

We live in a time of incredible change. I remember hearing that often growing up in the 1960’s and 1970’s, and how much more true is that now? Most would say the biggest changes over the past decade have been due to technology, and that would certainly be correct. However, I’ve been struck by the […]

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Mid-Century Modern – Oklahoma City

Mid-Century Modern Architecture refers to structures designed and built between 1945 -1965.  World War II had finally come to an end and overall the feelings were that of excitement and hope and thoughts of futuristic living.  Post-war construction changed dramatically from the traditional.  New building materials were available, new technology and new appliances all impacted the […]

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Exterior Finishes

The selection of appropriate exterior finish materials is crucial to the performance of a building as it is the barrier between the structure and the environment. The exterior must defend the building from weather elements; it also is a critical factor in the overall aesthetic of a structure. Traditional materials such as brick, stone and […]

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