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2018 AIA Eastern Oklahoma Design Awards - People's Choice
Adaptive Reuse

Please consider the following Adaptive Reuse Projects submitted in this year's AIA Eastern Oklahoma Design Excellence Awards.  The link to vote for your favorite can be found at the bottom of this page.

Santa Fe South Charter School | Architect: Beck Design 

Santa Fe South had been in a temporary building that was in dire need of repair for years. They were looking for a place to call home that would also foster the needs of their diverse student body. An old mall in Oklahoma City was repurposed to house this colorful Charter High School providing space and flexibility for the growing classes. The heart and soul of this new space is the student commons at the main entry, which creates a sense of arrival and community belonging. This central collaboration space is a place in which all of the grades and staff can come together as one integrated group. 

SeneGence International Midwest Call Center | Architect: GH2 Architects |
Photography by: Yellow Dog Design Works

Originally constructed in the 1940’s, this downtown building complex was transformed into a beautiful and charming call center for the cosmetic company, SeneGence International. The extensive rehabilitation combines three buildings in a main street downtown setting, and the resulting transformation blends the downtown charm and scale with the contemporary face of the company.

The Jones Assembly | Architect: James Boswell, Architect |
Photography by: Brandon Snider, David Callahan, and Eric Schmid

The adaptive reuse of this 95 year old building shows our commitment to honoring the building and bringing it back to life…we need the historical connection. The Jones Assembly establishes strong roots for the future of the building.

TreeHouse | Architect: Selser Schaefer Architects |
Photography by: Andrea Calo

For years, home improvement has been dominated by orange and blue. Now there’s a new color in town – green. TreeHouse is a home upgrade company with a mission to make our homes beautiful, healthy, smart and sustainable. Their services include professional design assistance, curated products and installation that places a premium on quality, health and sustainability.

This new store, an adaptive re-use of an existing retail space, borrows from a Texas residential rather than a commercial aesthetic, and is itself a model of sustainability.

Fling | Architect: W Design |
Photography by: Meenakshi Krishnasamy