About Us

Our Mission

The Mission of the Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture is to promote design excellence in our physical environment through education and projects.

The Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture was created in 1999 and although a very young organization, has had tremendous success with our events, programs, and projects.

1200 North Robinson

The Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture purchased, secured and saved the old Church of Christ Scientist building located at 1200 N. Robinson. We were also successful in placing this building on the National Register of Historic Places.

Celebrate 100: An Architectural Guide to Central Oklahoma

The Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture teamed with the American Institute of Architects, Central Oklahoma Chapter to publish a guide to architecture of the past 100 years in central Oklahoma.

KIDesign

KIDesign is an annual introduction to architecture and design in the world around us. 1st through 6th grade children will participate in various activities as they learn, create, and design their own projects with members of the local architectural community.

OKLAHOMANMADE Photography Competition

OKLAHOMANMADE is an annual event and is open to the Architects, Intern Architects, K-12 students, Oklahoma College students and members of the general public. Images must be man-made and located in Oklahoma.

Endowment Fund

The Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture has an endowment fund with the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

Future projects for the Foundation might include:

Museum / Repository for Architectural data

The Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture would like to team with the Oklahoma History Center in developing a program to receive and archive architectural drawings.

Architectural Films

The Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture would like to team with deadCENTER Film Festival and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to present Architectural films for the public.

Architecture Poker Run

The Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture will host a "poker run" featuring architecturally significant buildings. This event will help educate the community on the importance of Architecture in our communities and about the mission of the Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture .

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