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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Temporary Architecture…

Posted on 18 Dec 2014 in Firm Blog, Small Thoughts Blog | 0 comments

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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Random Thoughts about Housing

Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in Small Thoughts Blog | 0 comments

We’ve been working lately on a new residence for some close friends of mine, to be located in east Edmond. The style of home they want is a Craftsman hybrid, complete with a full wrap-around porch and filled with Stickley furniture. Since we don’t work on many residential projects, this has caused some reflections on […]

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Coronado Island, San Diego

Posted on 15 Oct 2013 in Small Thoughts Blog | 0 comments

This past week, I had the opportunity to travel again to San Diego, California (in celebration of my 30-year marriage to my beautiful wife Susan). We spent most of the time in the Coronado Island area, walking the local neighborhoods, shops, and of course the historic Hotel del Coronado (the “Del”, as it’s known locally). […]

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Preserving Architectural History

Posted on 23 Sep 2013 in Small Thoughts Blog | 0 comments

Good morning. We enjoyed a short weekend, as Crystal Denker and Shelbie Bristol (part of our great staff) accompanied me at in interview with the Phi Delta Theta fraternity in Stillwater, Oklahoma on Saturday. Thanks to the great folks with Phi Delta Theta for hosting us and considering Small Architects for the upcoming renovation project. […]

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