What Makes An Inspiring Culture?

Any Number of Things.

Insights gained from 09 countries 04 newly licensed architects 36 different perspectives 11 LEED Accredited professionals 05 new energetic partners Recognized for excellence 103 times 07 new happy clients 16 nerf guns in the office 05 new sleepy parents 114 […]

Driven By Architecture

Our passion for architecture inspires a culture of collaboration.

Perspective is what gives a drawing dimension and depth. The same can be said of our team at Selser Schaefer Architects. Just as we’re known for our diverse body of work, the individuals who bring the Ice House to life […]

Mother Road Market

Getting our Kicks with the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation

Combine the energy and bustle of a daily market with an indoor | outdoor bar, covered patio, children’s play space and a uniquely inspired commissary kitchen and you’ve got the ingredients for Tulsa’s Mother Road Market. This adaptive re-use of […]

Moving Forward while Honoring your Company’s Roots

Business Viewpoint with Hank Spieker

Hank Spieker an architect and partner of Selser Schaefer Architects, was recently featured in the Business Viewpoint section of the Tulsa World. Companies are often formed through entrepreneurial spirit and, undeniably, a lot of hard work. Such is certainly the […]

Unity Heritage Neighborhoods Design Workshop

University of Notre Dame Graduate Urban Design Studio

The University of Notre Dame Graduate Urban Design Studio will be traveling to Tulsa to work with our community to provide positive visions for future development.  The studio will be conducting a 3-month design study focused on the Unity Heritage […]

A Virtual Look

Mental Health Association Interior Renovation

A virtual reality experience can fool your brain into thinking what you’re seeing is real. The sensation of actually being inside a space is an incredibly powerful tool for communicating design intent. At Selser Schaefer Architects we’re taking steps to make the design […]

Developers Looking for Ways to Make Tulsa Less Dependent on Cars

Urban Designer John Griffin explains

Developers in larger cities are swapping parking for things like Uber concessions; and the discussion is starting to happen here, too. Hundreds of new apartments in downtown Tulsa area available for rent, shops are opening their doors, and a $150 million […]

FOUND SPACE

The Transformation of Discovery to Design

Found objects in art transcend their original purpose and worth. Reclaimed and reimagined, they teach us to look beyond what was — to what can be. In architecture, a similar metamorphosis takes place with found space. Just as with found […]

5 Space Planning Trends

No two space planning projects are the same. Yet as designers, it’s good to stay on top of trends, like knowing today’s offices are ranging between 175 to 250 square feet per person. With that in mind, here are five […]

Making Headlines: 5 Questions with Selser Schaefer Architects

New Partner Team Talks Future with Tulsa World

Tulsa World recently sat down for “5 Questions” with our new partner team: Shane Aaron AIA; Nathan Koob AIA, LEED AP; Hank Spieker AIA; Whitney Stauffer and Jeff Thomas LEED AP, RAS. Here’s what they had to say: 1. What […]

National Case Study on First Living Office in the Midwest

Herman Miller spotlights Hogan's new world-class Tulsa office

Herman Miller highlights Selser Schaefer Architects’ project, Hogan Assessment Systems, in their latest case study. As the pioneer of successfully predicting job performance through personality assessments, Hogan Assessments leads its industry and serves some of the most powerful corporations around the […]

Placemaking on a Personal Scale

Life is filled with noise, clutter, appointments, and deadlines. Seeking out a place to find solace or to unwind with friends is a necessity. Think about those moments when you really connect with a place. Perhaps it’s an unassuming bench placed in […]

Creating Places To Be

Words have a way of trending in architecture that make them seem like innovations. Placemaking is one of those words. Placemaking, an approach to urban planning and design that creates inviting environments on a community scale, has always been a […]

Spaces for human beings — and being human

Janet Selser writes editorial for Tulsa World

Words have a way of trending in architecture that make them seem like innovations. Placemaking is one of those words. Placemaking, an approach to urban planning and design that creates inviting environments on a community scale, has always been a […]

RE: Retail

In the competitive world of retail, companies can’t be ordinary. Whether through innovative merchandising, outstanding customer experience or another edge, leaders must continually up their game. Finding ways to lower construction costs is one way we help our retail clients […]