Larson Design Group Expands in Oklahoma with Opening of LWPB Subsidiary Office in Tulsa

Larson Design Group (LDG), a national architecture, engineering and professional consulting firm, has opened an office in Tulsa, Okla., through its subsidiary LWPB, the award-winning Oklahoma-based architecture and interior design firm focusing on education, federal and community projects. The office is the third LWPB location in the state.  

Together, Larson Design Group and LWPB create solutions with unrivaled depth and breadth of capabilities serving public and private clients across a diverse range of industries. Since 1962, LWPB has been providing clients in Oklahoma and surrounding regions with thousands of innovative architecture and interior design solutions for military, federal and health care facilities, as well as major universities and public schools. The company will continue to serve local clients from offices in Oklahoma City, Norman, and the Tulsa area. 

“We are excited to expand our Oklahoma presence to the Tulsa area which will allow us to continue serving clients who can benefit from our extensive experience and combined full-service offerings in the education, commercial, and federal markets.” Shares LDG’s Chief Operating Officer, Dave Schaarsmith.  

With over 1,500 completed education projects, LWPB has earned its reputation as an outstanding educational design firm through its commitment to teamwork and stewardship. When partnering with schools, the team applies its deep understanding of designing teaching and learning environments. 

Leading the office will be Christian Ballard, AIA, NCARB, and Zach Giddens, AIA, NCARB, who both bring enthusiast leadership, seasoned skillsets, and a strong passion for the education market to lead the new location which is providing the opportunity to actively support current projects as well as offer LWPB multidisciplinary architecture and engineering services to new clients in the fast-growing Tulsa area. 

Ballard shares, “We look forward to adding our expertise and design creativity to the Tulsa metro area and to expand our relationships in this vibrant community.” 

In December 2021, LWPB became a wholly owned subsidiary of Larson Design Group. For more information, please see the news announcement. 

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About Larson Design Group 

Founded in 1986, LDG is an award-winning, 100 percent employee-owned national architecture, engineering, and consulting firm with 17 offices in seven states and a vision to elevate client relationships, enrich the careers and lives of its employee-owners, and enhance the communities in which it operates.     

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