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Central AIA Tour

Last week I got to spend a day with some of the Oklahoma Mod Squad crew. The occasion was National Architecture Week and the Central AIA Chapter was sponsoring a tour of seven projects in the Oklahoma City area.

I had a great time and saw some inspired commercial spaces, unique homes and promising projects. Everyone agreed and we're looking forward to more pan-turnpike modernism projects in the future!

You can read about the tour stops on the Okie Mod Squad site: Highlights from the 2013 AIA Tour.

Click to view an album of my photos from the tour...


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