News & Updates

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Turning obstacles into opportunities

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

April 22, 2019

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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

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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

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Going multipurpose

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

Jan. 10, 2019

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Trends in sports facilities

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

Jan. 10, 2019

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From basketball to rallies and musicals

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

Jan. 10, 2019

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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

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

Wesley Foundation dedicates new Stillwater home designed by Sparks Reed!

Sept. 8, 2018

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7 steps for building success

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

July 19, 2018

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Building character

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

July 19, 2018

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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

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Leadership through the construction process

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

April 20, 2018

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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

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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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