News & Updates


Construction update: Will Rogers HS

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

Dec. 31, 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.

Dec. 23, 2019

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Expanding with churches

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

Dec. 11, 2019

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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.

Dec. 2, 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.

Nov. 22, 2019

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Listen to our Holiday 2019 radio spot!

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

Nov. 22, 2019

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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. 11, 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...

Nov. 8, 2019

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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.

Nov. 1, 2019

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On the air!

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

Oct. 18, 2019

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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. 

Oct. 15, 2019


Construction update: McLain HS field house

See a photo slide show of advancing construction of the McLain High School of Science and Technology field house.

Oct. 1, 2019


Construction update: PCHS gym

See construction photos of Flintco's renovation and expansion of the Putnam City High School gymnasium in Warr Acres, OK.

Oct. 1, 2019


Redefining Titan Territory

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

August 19, 2019

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Extending a unique internship

Sparks Reed staff plots the expansion of a Texas church.

August 15, 2019


Sparks Reed adds Taylor-made services

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

June 24, 2019

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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.

June 6, 2019

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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.

May 7, 2019

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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.

April 22, 2019


Construction update: PC West HS football stadium

Watch an advancing construction photo slide show of the Putnam City West High School football stadium.

April 9, 2019


Construction update: PC West HS baseball stadium

Watch an advancing construction photo slide show of the Putnam City West High School baseball stadium.

April 9, 2019

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Wesley Foundation honors Sparks

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

Feb. 26, 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.

Jan. 10, 2019


Sparks Reed enters PAWsh Palaces contest

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

Nov. 8, 2018


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

Wesley Foundation dedicates new Stillwater home designed by Sparks Reed!

Sept. 8, 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! 

July 19, 2018

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Hope returns to Sparks Reed

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

July 12, 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.

April 20, 2018

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An Artist in the Wild

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

April 20, 2018

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Trends in stadium design

Stadium designs adapt to dramatic changes in consumer trends.

Dec. 20, 2017


Creating a new standard

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

Sept. 20, 2017

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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.

April 12, 2017

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Underway at last!

Three Sparks Reed clients launch construction projects.

Feb. 13, 2017

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