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



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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Julia Morgan – A woman of many firsts!

Julia Morgan (1872 – 1957) was recently posthumously awarded the AIA 2014 Gold Medal. She is the first woman to receive this honor in a field that has been dominated by men. This isn’t the only time Julia Morgan was a first. She was an amazing and determined woman who continued to push for her […]

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