Do I Need an Architect During Construction?

In construction of large buildings, it’s unheard of to not involve an architect during construction, but it is common practice on residential projects (and some small commercial projects) to avoid the additional cost. We certainly understand why this is not a priority for a client with a small budget, but we want to make our caseContinue Reading

Leadership Oklahoma Retreat

Leadership Oklahoma Retreat

I am excited to be a part of Leadership Oklahoma’s 30th class!  Our class is made up of 49 pretty amazing people from across the state, and I am honored to share in this adventure with them.  When I first started considering applying for LOK, I checked around with several people who had completed theContinue Reading

Congratulations, Meida!

  Southern Design would like to congratulate Meida Lockhart for being selected to the 2016/2017 class of Leadership Ardmore! We are proud of her accomplishment and desire to make a difference in the greater Ardmore community. Meida has been with us for over a year, coming to Ardmore by way of Alaska and Odessa, Texas.  WeContinue Reading

How to Find an Architect

One of our favorite bloggers, Bob Borson of Life of an Architect, recently published an informative post entitled “How to Find an Architect,” targeted specifically to residential clients.  When it comes to virtually any house, most architects are competent enough to design a home that will meet your needs, both functionally and aesthetically. That’s notContinue Reading