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In Defense of Using Local Architects

Posted on 28 Feb 2015 in All Posts, Firm Blog, Small Thoughts Blog | 0 comments

The south/central region of the United States has weathered the economic storm over the past decade quite nicely, thanks. In particular, Oklahoma City has enjoyed continued and sustained growth due to a diversification of its economy – as compared to the bust of the 1980’s. Admittedly, the most recent elevated growth in development has still […]

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Craftsman Residence: Construction Tour

Posted on 11 Feb 2015 in Saras Blog, Staff Blogs | 0 comments

Last Friday afternoon the weather was a beautiful sunny and 70 so our office took advantage and visited the residence we currently have under construction.  The home is a Craftsman style, two story structure located on approximately 2 acres near Lake Arcadia.  Below is our rendering and the elevation of the front of the home. […]

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Ctrl + P

Posted on 03 Feb 2015 in All Posts, Firm Blog, Marrina Blog | 0 comments

print /print/ (verb) :to cause (words, images, etc.) to appear on paper or cloth by using a machine (called a printer) :to use a machine (called a printing press) to produce (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.) :to include (something) in a book, newspaper, magazine, etc.   (Merriam-Webster m-w.com)   Printing history goes back to the day […]

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Using Synthetic Turf on Playgrounds

Posted on 29 Jan 2015 in Crystals Blog | 0 comments

Recently one of our projects had a school playground completed using synthetic turf around the play equipment.  It was my first project using it and I was a little bit skeptical how it would turn out since I had no experience with it.  To my surprise I like it,and it looked fairly realistic.  As with […]

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LEGO LOVE

Posted on 12 Jan 2015 in Shelbies Blog, Staff Blogs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Who didn’t like playing with LEGOs as a kid?  Who doesn’t like playing with LEGOs as an adult?  LEGOs let you design like an architect, and build like a contractor.  I recently stumbled upon this article about the largest Frank Lloyd Wright LEGO model.  This Taliesin West model consists of 200,000 LEGOs, completed by Adam Reed […]

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Architecture of Faith

Posted on 12 Jan 2015 in Saras Blog | 0 comments

Architecture has the amazing ability to evoke a strong emotional response in a person.  Whether it is appreciated as art, amazed for its engineering feats, or humbles a person with its scale, architecture can provoke an awareness unlike any other form of art.  When visiting a place of worship a deep emotional response is exactly […]

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