• Renaissance Architects April 2016 Newsletter

    Renaissance Architects - Celebrating 20th year in business! Check out our brand new YouTube video and our Award Winning Projects. With Appreciation and Gratitude for all of you who made it possible!!

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  • Canadian County Children's Juvenile Justice Center Selects Renaissance Architects for New Shelters

    From The Yukon Review April 2, 2016 - Commissioners selected the architect firm that will help design two new storm shelters at the Canadian County Children's Juvenile Justice Center. On Monday, during their regular weekly meeting, the county officials considered Bockus-Payne

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  • Learning By Design - Muskogee Public Schools - Alice Robertson New Tech Academy

    From Learning By Design Spring 2016 - Alice Robertson Junior High School's New Tech Academy is the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma. A new teaching method utilizing a project-based learning approach is reflected in the design of the facility. The versatility and unique features allow the building itself to be a learning tool. Flexibility in classrooms and science labs promote hands-on learning environments throughout the building.

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  • Learning By Design - Safe Schools By Socrates Lazaridis

    From Learning By Design Fall 2015 - Being located in Oklahoma, our firm has focused on the design of safe rooms and secure facilities for over a decade. We applied and received our first FEMA grants in 2002, for two Deer Creek Schools, pre-Katrina, when funds were more readily available.

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  • Great Plains Technology Center breaks ground on new business incubator

    From ABC 7 News Lawton August 11, 2015 - Great Plains Technology Center broke ground in Lawton Tuesday for its new business center, which will provide assistance program for entrepreneurs who are wanting to start business in light manufacturing, commercial food production and commercial arts.

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  • New Tech Academy offers students challenges, hands-on learning

    From The Muskogee Phoenix April 11, 2015 - New Tech Academy eighth-grader Emily Hernandez says she can't yet solve the equation on the wall of the new academy building. But she will. The equation -P1xV1 = P2xV2- is one of the challenges 200 Alice Robertson Junior High students could face at the New Tech Academy.

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  • New Tech School in Muskogee takes different approach to learning; first in state

    From The Tulsa World August 10, 2015 - New Tech School in Muskogee takes different approach to learning; first in  state - It will be out  with the old and in with the new at Oklahoma's first New Tech Network school,  which will open this upcoming school year in Muskogee. On Monday at 10 a.m., Alice Robertson Junior High School will host a ribbon-cutting and open house for its newly established New Tech Academy.

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  • School Architecture: Trends Focus on Flexibility and Safety

    From Square Feet – A Journal Record Publication May 2015 – Trends in school architecture are on the move and safety is at the core of Oklahoma’s construction. But administrators and architects say they are looking at more than safety with these new designs. Environment concerns, economic feasibility, versatile learning spaces and master planning are all part of the growing trends.

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  • Learning By Design - Deer Creek Performing Arts and Athlectic Center

    From Learning By Design Spring 2015 – The 106,977 sq.ft. Deer Creek High School Performing Arts and Athletic Center is the crown jewel of the Deer Creek High School Campus. It is designed with monumental entry steps, which elevates the facility above ground and adds to its prominence.

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  • Learning By Design - Deer Creek Spring Creek Elementary

    From Learning By Design Fall 2014 - The new 52,593-square-foot Deer Creek Spring Creek Elementary School integrates a concept of openness and transparency within a contemporary learning environment and is located in one of Oklahoma’s premier 5A school districts, a district known for its scholastic achievements.

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  • Learning By Design - Deer Creek High School Media Center

    From Learning By Design Spring 2014 - The concept and use of high school media center has evolved since Deer Creek High school’s original media center was built. The advent of technology has created a need for new, technologically advanced yet comfortable spaces within the high school. No longer a simple reading room: today’s media center reflects the multiple needs of the students

     

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  • Muskogee Schools Math & Science Center Groundbreaking

    From Muskogee Phoenix January 26, 2014 - With the recent groundbreaking of Alice Robertson Junior High’s Math & Science Center, the school district embarks in a dynamic, new direction, thanks to the 2013 MPS Bond Issue.

     

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  • Deer Creek High School unveils modern library

    From The Oklahoman September 3, 2013 - Deer Creek High School unveils modern library Deer Creek High School students are now using their new media center Jonathan Sutton The Oklahoman “Hush” is not a word Deer Creek High School students hear very often in their new library.

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  • Deer Creek Celebrates New Elementary School's Opening

    From The Edmond Sun August 30, 2013 - Deer Creek Board of Education members joined the superintendent, principal, teachers, students, parents and guests to officially open the newest of Deer Creek’s elementary schools on Friday. Spring Creek Elementary, near Northwest 150th Street and Rockwell Avenue, is the home to 375 students and is the fifth elementary to open in the district.

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  • Wall Street Journal - Tornado Alley Weighs Costs of Safe Rooms

    From The Wall Street Journal August 19, 2013 - More Oklahomans back school-safety mandates after a powerful twister killed seven elementary students last spring. Three months after a tornado cut a swath of devastation through Moore, Okla., leveling an elementary school where seven children died, state officials and residents are debating the costs and benefits of making safe rooms mandatory in schools.

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  • Learning By Design - Spring 2013

    The recently completed Deer Creek Middle School by Renaissance Architects + Engineers was recognized as an Outstanding Project by Learning by Design in their Spring 2013 Issue. The new 157,000 square foot Deer Creek Middle School integrates the District’s heritage of rural farming community with the modern learning environment at one of the premier 5A school Districts in the state.

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  • On the Road - Rural Schools & Disney

    From ARCH Magazine By AIA Eastern Oklahoma February 2012 - If you have lived in an urban environment all your life, it is easy to reduce your thoughts about rural , small community living to a country song that would include water towers, mobile homes, and red necks. You would be mistaken. Today’s information society enables all Oklahoma communities to share the same hopes and dreams.

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  • Deer Creek Tops Out New Arts Center

    From The Edmond Sun October 23, 2012 - Deer Creek Board of Education members past and present, administrators and representatives from Renaissance Architects + Engineers and Flintco Construction were on hand Tuesday for the Topping Out Ceremony and Steel Beam Signing of the last architectural structure for the Deer Creek Performing Arts & Athletic Center.

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  • Deer Creek High School Renovation

    From Coach and Athletic Director Magazine October 2012 Edition - Editor-In-Chief, Michael Austin, traveled to Deer Creek High School (Edmond, Oklahoma) in August to cover their renovation as a part of the October 2012 special renovation issue of Coach And Athletic Director. Deer Creek currently is undergoing one of the largest facility upgrades in the state.

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  • New Deer Creek Middle School Opens

    From The Edmond Sun August 14, 2013 - Faced with the target of engaging students in learning in a classroom situation outside of what is normally expected, the architect for Deer Creek’s new middle school hit his mark. “I wanted the students to become intrigued with learning and enjoy their surroundings while doing so,” said Socrates Lazaridis, principal architect and director of Renaissance Architects and Engineers who designed the new school.

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  • New Deer Creek Middle School Set for Start of Classes

    From The Edmond Sun July 27, 2012 - The new Deer Creek Middle School is ready for about 800 teenagers to pack its halls and classrooms when school starts Aug. 14. The 157,000-square-foot building is the $36 million fulfillment of the 2009 Deer Creek bond package, giving $142.1 million to fund 39 district-wide projects.

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  • Deer Creek Breaks Ground on Fifth Elementary

    From The Edmond Sun July 13, 2012 - Members of Flintco, Renaissance Architects and the Deer Creek School District, along with Deer Creek students, took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Deer Creek Elementary School Monday.

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  • Deer Creek to Break Ground on 5th Elementary

    From The Edmond Sun May 23, 2012 - Deer Creek School District will be breaking ground on a fifth elementary the first of June. “The new $12.5 million school will be built on land off North Rockwell and 150th Street,” said Lance Crawley, Deer Creek’s chief financial officer.

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  • Deer Creek Middle School Plays it 'Safe'

    From News9.com INsite Team April 2, 2008 - The Deer Creek School District is no stranger to severe weather. Storms seem to be drawn to that area of town. They had a near miss a few days ago. So, when the new Deer Creek Middle School needed a practice gym,school leaders decided to create something more substantial.

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