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April 24, 2024

SPS breaks ground for a sports complex

Sapulpa Public Schools broke ground for the SPS Westside Baseball and Softball Complex, which our firm designed. This multisport complex will feature dedicated baseball and softball fields. 

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April 23, 2024

Jingying Chen joins our team

“My design mission is to create spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also promote productivity, health, and overall well-being,” she said. 

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April 4, 2024

Evergreen Academy plots August launch

This affiliate of Bixby, OK's Evergreen Church will open in a 54,800-square-foot building designed by our firm.

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March 19, 2024

Meet our new CAD technician!

Josiah Butler appreciates Reed Architecture’s historic downtown Sapulpa headquarters and its work atmosphere. “I needed an environment where I could grow more and I could develop more,” he explained. “Reed Architecture provides that.”

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March 15, 2024

YSCC breaks ground on major addition

Youth Services of Creek County broke ground on a $1 million expansion designed by Reed Architecture and Interiors to help the Sapulpa-based agency expand its therapy and counseling services.

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Feb. 13, 2024

Working 1,200 miles from the office

In 2022, the downtown Sapulpa firm helped team member Jun Robinson meet her daily work demands after her family moved 500+ miles to San Antonio. Now Reed Architecture boasts the same success with Associate Architect Jordan Taylor Travis, whose family journeyed more than 1,200 miles to Utah.

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Feb. 1, 2024

Meet our first Sapulpa High intern!

“I wasn’t exactly sure what I would be doing when I got into this, but I like it a lot,” said Stella Green, a senior on track to graduate in May.

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Jan. 2, 2024

Read David's year-end column!

This is truly a historic moment for our city. Countless hours of work and sweat over the last few years set the stage for a dynamic era of change. Public and private investments in a wide variety of projects are breathing new life into Sapulpa. It’s amazing to see and an honor to be a part of.

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Nov. 30, 2023

Interior design position available

We are looking for an entry level Interior Designer who is eager to grow in the profession and is willing to learn creative ways to solve problems. To view this job description, click here.


Nov. 8, 2023

The value of Sapulpa's murals

“Especially along Route 66, murals are a good way to introduce and attract people to your town,” said Larry O’Dell, state historian with the Oklahoma Historical Society. He said these artworks provide good ways to enhance urban spaces, preserve cultural history, and inspire residents and visitors. “They help to bring new life to areas and build community pride.”

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Sept. 19, 2023

The benefits of athletic facility upgrades

“If the fans have a great view of the action – along with easy circulation and great fan amenities such as concessions, restrooms and comfortable seats – in an environment that inspires them to cheer their team on to victory, that’s a home run.”


Aug. 18, 2023

Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club adds STEAMM Lab

The 4,500-square-foot renovation, designed by Reed Architecture and Interiors, features a high-tech Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, and Ministry (STEAMM) laboratory, a multipurpose classroom, an audio/visual room, and a photography dark room.

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Aug. 9, 2023

Now sponsoring ESPN/Sapulpa Chieftains broadcasts!

Reed Architecture and Interiors will sponsor Sapulpa High School football game broadcasts this season on ESPN Radio Tulsa, 99.9 FM and 1550 AM.

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June 29, 2023

Meet our 2023 summer interns

“We’ve never had a summer team like this one,” said Reed Architecture founder and principal David Reed. “This marks the eighth straight year we’ve trained at least one summer intern, the first time we’ve had four, and the first time we’ve had one from OU and the high school ranks. It’s been interesting!”

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June 20, 2023

Jun achieves her architect license

Reed Architecture and Interiors congratulates Jun Robinson for achieving her architecture license. To accomplish this, she completed 5,600 internship hours and passed the National Council of Architectural Registration Board’s six architectural registration exams. 


June 13, 2023

"Investors are seeing our potential"

Downtown Sapulpa's commercial activity might surprise its strongest supporters. “More and more people now recognize that we have a lot of untapped, fertile ground,” said David Reed.


May 16, 2023

David's favorite projects: Memorial Veterans Arena

David Reed looks back at the design of this classic Tulsa Public Schools arena.


March 2, 2023

The best sites for tournaments

Five high school arenas designed by our firm hosted Oklahoma high school basketball playoff tournaments this year. 

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Feb. 14, 2023

Meet our new team members!

Reed Architecture and Interiors has hired interior designer Adriana Broaddrick and intern architect Cassidy Cecilia Teel.


Dec. 27, 2022

Giving thanks, looking forward

David Reed reflects on the blessings of 2022 and the promises of '23!


Dec. 13, 2022

Check out our Christmas party pics!

Scenes of the feast, gift openings, and family fun!


Nov. 1, 2022

David's favorite projects: the EPAC

Our principal and founder looks back at the design and construction of Tulsa Edison Preparatory Middle and High School's athletic center on the 10th anniversary of its opening. 


Oct. 20, 2022

Get ready for the Route 66 Christmas Chute!

A new holiday extravaganza entitled the "Route 66 Christmas Chute" promises several long-term dividends for Sapulpa. 


Oct. 11, 2022

"I think this facility is over-the-top amazing!"

Check out some videos on the opening of Tulsa East Central High School's new arena, designed by Reed Architecture and Interiors!

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Oct. 4, 2022

Work begins on SPS contract

We have started on our newest design project with Sapulpa Public Schools. The first step: gathering information towards designing a new junior high and high school to replace 50+-year-old existing campuses.

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Aug. 10, 2022

Sapulpa BOE contracts Reed Architecture, DLR

Read reports by the Sapulpa Herald and the Sapulpa Times on the Sapulpa Public Schools Board of Education awarding a new middle and high school design contract to Reed Architecture and DLR Group.


Aug. 9, 2022

Route 66 auto museum plots expansion

The Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum in Sapulpa, OK, is preparing a 60-percent expansion. This addition, designed by Reed Architecture, should boost the museum's visibility, exhibit space, and revenue streams. 

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July 5, 2022

Meet our new ALEP!

David Reed receives the Accredited Learning Environments Planner (ALEP) designation!

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June 7, 2022

Meet our 2022 interns!

"They are both self-starters and are already producing great work,”  David Reed said of our two summer interns, Cassidy Cecilia Teel and Joshua Helms. 


May 10, 2022

PC West opens another Reed project

Putnam City West High School will open its new 50,500-square-foot arena this month, bringing another Reed Architecture project to a satisfying conclusion.

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April 26, 2022

David reflects on his AIA work

"I'm excited about the future of our state and the architects coming out of school," he said. "We have some outstanding architects and designers in our state producing amazing work."

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April 19, 2022

Our building design helps a historic firm expand

Frankoma Pottery expects to complete construction on its five-acre Glenpool, OK, headquarters by the end of this month. 

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April 5, 2022

David Reed in the news!

KJRH Channel 2 interviews David about a downtown Sapulpa development project! 


March 15, 2022

Looking back at the Muskogee Gateways

This five-year-old project helps build positive identities for historic downtown Muskogee and its many districts.


March 10, 2022

Aiding downtown Sapulpa development

David Reed becomes project manager of downtown's master plan.

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Dec. 23, 2021

David Reed participates in AIA panel

David Reed traveled to Washington D.C. this month to participate in his first meeting on AIA’s National Advisory Council. 


Oct. 12, 2021

"This stadium design is outstanding."

View two videos on the Tulsa Central High School stadium, designed by Reed Architecture!


Sept. 23, 2021

David Reed to step into AIA Oklahoma presidency 

Our founder will be named president of AIA Oklahoma during the organization’s annual conference, Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Edmond.


Sept. 21, 2021

The return of Brandon Gee

Brandon Gee has rejoined Reed Architecture and Interiors as a project manager. “David's always done some fine work, but now he's doing some awesome work! It's fun and exciting to be a part of it! Plus, I like the challenge."


Sept. 2, 2021

David's favorite projects: Nathan E. Harris Field House

Our founder shares several fond memories from designing Booker T. Washington High School’s Nathan E. Harris Field House. That 2010 Tulsa Public Schools contract was the first significant project awarded to his firm...


Aug. 24, 2021

Getting into automotive work

Stadiums, arenas, ballparks… David Reed targeted these projects when he launched his architectural firm in 2009. Automotive dealerships were not on his mind. But Reed soon found success in both areas, all traced back to one shining source...


June 25, 2021

The joys of biking

In this "After Hours" feature, our office manager, Rhonda Gerrior, shares her lifelong love of bicycling.


June 22, 2021

Meet our 2021 interns!

“They are both doing great work and have really jumped in with great attitudes and eagerness to serve and learn.”


June 11, 2021

Business of the year!

Reed Architecture and Interiors receives the Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Business of the Year award. 


May 11, 2021

Trickle-down benefits from a quality arena

Since its 2012 opening, the Edison Preparatory Athletic Center has demonstrated again and again how a quality building may boost not just a school's sports programs, but its entire operation. Learn how in this May 2021 article. 


April 5, 2021

The importance of synergy

David Reed and Rodney James discuss this often overlooked element in church construction.

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March 31, 2021

Now in Church Executive magazine

The March/April issue features Grace City Church, a growing client of Reed Architecture and Master's Plan Church Design and Construction. Read about their efforts here!

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March 28, 2021

Read about us in the Sapulpa Herald

You'll find our article on Page 8 of the insert Sapulpa Progress!

Or you may read it here!

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March 22, 2021

David's favorite projects: Boone Pickens Stadium

When you ask David Reed about his favorite architecture projects, Oklahoma State University’s Boone Pickens Stadium always comes up. Read about it in this five-part article!

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Jan. 26, 2021

Nicollette joins our team!

West, a 2016 graduate of Missouri State University, earned her National Council for Interior Design Qualification Certification last year. Reed Architecture’s growing expertise in athletic, religious, and school projects drew her to our firm.


Jan. 27, 2021

Reed Architecture designs Central HS stadium

This will provide the first true home field for Tulsa's oldest high school.


Jan. 26, 2021

Chambers receives NCIDQ Certification

Interior designer Emily Chambers, who joined our team in 2017, has received her National Council for Interior Design Qualification Certification.


Dec. 29, 2020

Looking back at one dynamic year

A column by our founder David Reed.


Dec. 18, 2020

An athlete turned architect

Did you ever wonder what led David Reed into architecture? Read about it in this article by the Tulsa World.

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Dec. 16, 2020

Arena design to transform campus

Reed Architecture and Interiors designs a new multi-purpose arena for Tulsa (OK) East Central High School.

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Oct. 13, 2020

Taking care of business

Architect Jason Haslam has joined the Reed Architecture staff to oversee all projects with Tulsa contractor Master's Plan Church Design and Construction.


Sept. 10, 2020

"David's Fabulous 50" birthday party

View a slideshow of party pics from the Reed Architecture HQ!


Aug. 27, 2020

Will Rogers HS holds its first home football game

Crossland Construction finishes this long-awaited Reed Architecture design.

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Aug. 20, 2020

It's finished!

Victory Bible College opens the doors to its new youth building, designed by Reed Architecture!

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July 30, 2020

Church projects advance

Economic turbulence from COVID-19 hardly slowed church construction plans or activity for two Tulsa industry partners, Master's Plan Church Design and Construction and Reed Architecture and Interiors. 

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July 23, 2020

Meet our third intern!

"We’ve been blessed to find three talented students eager to dive in and get to work."

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July 9, 2020

Construction update: our headquarters

View a photo slideshow of our downtown Sapulpa, OK, office.

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June 30, 2020

Jordan joins our team!

"Jordan (Taylor Travis) is a great addition to our team," said Reed Architecture principal David Reed. "She has a construction background and a servant's heart."

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June 23, 2020

Meet our interns!

Allow me to introduce Lauren Williams and Jade Roubideaux, our two Oklahoma State University summer interns!

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June 1, 2020

Sparks Reed becomes Reed Architecture

Our busy company moves into its new downtown Sapulpa, OK, home! 


May 21, 2020

Tour the Sparks Reed HQ renovation

View ongoing improvements within our future downtown Sapulpa, OK, home! 


May 19, 2020

Jennifer joins the staff!

“She brings a passion for education and church projects with a strong background in detailing and organization." 


May 7, 2020

Renovation proves a family affair

Sparks Reed nears completion of its 5,000-square-foot downtown Sapulpa office.


April 29, 2020

Gary Sparks retires

The proud Oklahoma State graduate is known for many iconic architectural landmarks in Tulsa and Stillwater.


March 27, 2020

Sparks Reed buys an office building

This downtown Sapulpa, OK, structure will become the architectural firm's new headquarters.

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March 10, 2020

David Reed in the news!

Sparks Reed principal David Reed comments on this News on 6 update of SR's old headquarters site! 


March 2, 2020

The places to hold basketball tournaments

Four high school arenas designed by Sparks Reed hosted state playoff basketball tournaments.


Dec. 31, 2019

At long last, construction

From the Tulsa World: After eight decades, construction of the Will Rogers HS sports stadium is underway...


Dec. 23, 2019

Uniting on one campus

Victory Bible College has started construction on the first building outlined under a campus master plan developed by Sparks Reed Architecture and Interiors.

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Dec. 11, 2019

Expanding with churches

Sparks Reed enjoys growth through a strategic partnership with Tulsa-based church builder Master's Plan.

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Dec. 2, 2019

Project Joy!

Sparks Reed Architecture and Interiors joined with 94.1 KXOJ, Mark Allen Auto Group, and Amber Marie & Company to sponsor Project Joy, a program providing Christmas stockings loaded with essentials to at-risk children through the Parent Child Center of Tulsa.


Nov. 22, 2019

"It's absolutely beautiful!"

Tulsa (OK) Public Schools Superintendent of Schools Dr. Deborah Gist discusses the Sparks Reed-designed McLain High School fieldhouse during its Nov. 21 grand opening.

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Nov. 22, 2019

Listen to our Holiday 2019 radio spot!

Catch our Holiday 2019 radio spot, now playing on 94.1 KXOJ-FM.

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Nov. 11, 2019

Watch videos from the Will Rogers groundbreaking

Oklahoma state Sen. Dave Rader and Tulsa (OK) Public Schools Exec Director of Athletics Gil Cloud discuss the Sparks Reed-designed Will Rogers College High and Junior High School football/soccer/track stadium.


Nov. 8, 2019

Bill Haisten: After 80 years of bus trips...

Read a nice article from the Tulsa World's Bill Haisten: After 80 years of bus trips, the Will Rogers HS football program looks ahead to a new stadium and better days...

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Nov. 1, 2019

Sparks Reed design enriches Will Rogers High School

Tulsa Public Schools broke ground on the first football stadium in the history of 90-year-old Will Rogers College High and Junior High School. It uses a game-changing building design by Sparks Reed Architecture and Interiors.

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Oct. 18, 2019

On the air!

Listen to this "Salute to our Armed Forces" radio spot.

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Oct. 15, 2019

Broaddrick receives architect license

Sparks Reed Architecture and Interiors welcomes a new architect to its staff – Bryan Broaddrick. This 32-year-old graduate of Oklahoma State University's school of architecture received his state architect license this month. 


August 19, 2019

Redefining Titan Territory

Sparks Reed's arena design for for the McLain High School of Science and Technology delivers innovations inside and out.

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August 15, 2019

Extending a unique internship

Sparks Reed staff plots the expansion of a Texas church.


June 24, 2019

Sparks Reed adds Taylor-made services

Colorado native Taylor Rider has joined the Sparks Reed staff as a summer intern.

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June 6, 2019

Watch our new video on PCHS's gymnasium

Take a video journey through the renovation and expansion of Putnam City High School's original gymnasium, built in 1957. Sparks Reed's re-imagining of this classic facility unveiled fixtures long hidden while adding iconic features.

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May 7, 2019

Sparks shares tales of two landmarks

A new book by Tulsa architect Gary Sparks tells the remarkable stories behind two of Oklahoma’s most beloved athletic facilities.

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April 22, 2019

Starting out on the right foot

Understanding the importance of pre-design architectural services!


April 22, 2019

Turning obstacles into opportunities

Sparks Reed's innovative design gives Putnam City West High School one unique athletic complex.

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Feb. 26, 2019

Wesley Foundation honors Sparks

The Wesley Foundation at Oklahoma State University honors Gary Sparks for the design work on its new Stillwater home.


Jan. 10, 2019

Going multipurpose

This in-depth article discusses trends in multipurpose design and construction.


Jan. 10, 2019

Trends in sports facilities

This sidebar to our "Going multipurpose" article looks at different design and construction trends in sports facilities.


Jan. 10, 2019

From basketball to rallies and musicals

Booker T. Washington High School's field house demonstrates value of multipurpose design.


Nov. 8, 2018

Sparks Reed enters PAWsh Palaces contest

Read about the American Institute of Architects' Eastern Oklahoma Chapter and its quest to help public schools!


Sept. 8, 2018

"This is going to make a big, big difference"

Wesley Foundation dedicates new Stillwater home designed by Sparks Reed!


July 19, 2018

7 steps for building success

Newsletter article outlines seven steps clients should follow to achieve success in their building projects.


July 19, 2018

Building character

Memorial Veterans Arena surprises school executives with unexpected versatility, benefits, demand.


July 19, 2018

Streamlined renewal

Look inside Sparks Reed's remarkable redesign of Tulsa Tech's Riverside Campus cafe! 

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July 12, 2018

Hope returns to Sparks Reed

Hope Bailey becomes a two-time summer intern at Sparks Reed!


April 20, 2018

Leadership through the construction process

School executives reveal how hiring outside architects improves, safeguards construction projects.


April 20, 2018

Game-changing architecture

Learn through this article how these innovative Sparks Reed designs helped an Oklahoma City high school upgrade its sports programs.

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April 20, 2018

An Artist in the Wild

A winter trip allows photographer Gary Sparks to explore his passion for landscapes and wildlife.

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Dec. 20, 2017

Trends in stadium design

Stadium designs adapt to dramatic changes in consumer trends.


Sept. 20, 2017

Creating a new standard

Learn how Sparks Reed's redesign projects helped Ditch Witch create a new corporate and structural identity.

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Aug. 10, 2017

Recovering from the storm

Press release: Sparks Reed establishes temporary offices following a tornado strike.

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April 12, 2017

Mr. Reed goes to Washington

Sparks Reed co-founder and principal David Reed traveled with several Tulsa architects to Washington, D.C., to study industry and leadership trends.

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April 12, 2017

Let there be light!

The City of Muskogee has revived its pioneering past to light its downtown’s future.

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Feb. 13, 2017

Underway at last!

Three Sparks Reed clients launch construction projects.

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