Please consider the following Interior Architecture 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.
a building originally constructed in the 1920s, the Pioneer Woman Boarding
House is a one-of-a-kind "cowboy luxury" hotel in the heart of
Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Taking inspiration from the history of the building and the
personal style of the owners, 8 unique suites were created in a 9 month
construction time. Every aspect of the design was carefully handpicked to allow
for cohesion of the theme throughout each room.
Beck Design, Professional
Engineering Consultants, and Builders Unlimited collaborated with Tulsa
Community College to revitalize an existing student space known as the
Southeast Chatroom. The project had a construction cost of $714,500.00 and
included an addition of an outdoor seating area as well as renovating an
interior space of 6,812 square feet. The design was a result of collaboration
with the Students, Faculty and Staff of the College and was completed on March
Tri County Tech (TCT) is a learning technology center focused on classes
and opportunities for high school students, adult education, as well as
business development training and services. The school’s vision is to “Inspire
Success Through Life Changing Learning Experiences.” TCT has been so successful
in increasing class opportunities for high school students as well as
strengthening their traditional offerings that they needed to reconfigure and
reimagine their campus to accommodate growth. Their need was to reimagine their
campus without adding new construction. Their goal was to create a vibrant
space that would excite the students and faculty, and establish an engaging and
collaborative atmosphere that would appeal to the local business community, as well
as create a new brand identity and heart for their existing campus.
Consumer Affairs is an
independent Web-based consumer news and resource center based in Tulsa,
Oklahoma. In 2015 after several years of success and growth, Consumer Affairs
found itself in need of a larger physical space. They strategically selected
the iconic Petroleum Club Building in downtown Tulsa to be their new corporate
headquarters. Consumer Affairs took over the 14th, 15th and 16th floors of the
building which formerly housed the exclusive Petroleum Club.
The space of the former club had sat empty for several years and was a dark and compartmentalized space with layers of wallpaper, trim, paint, carpet and drapery that was pealing, stained and deteriorating. The club had experienced a fire in the 90’s and the original décor was long gone and had been replaced by an aesthetic that quickly dated the club.