We are pleased to announce the addition of Shawn Michael Schaefer to the Smart Growth Tulsa Advisory Board. Shawn is Director of the University of Oklahoma Urban Design Studio and a faculty member of the College of Architecture.
Founded in 1988, the Urban Design Studio is an outreach program from the College of Architecture with a three-part mission to train urban design professionals in Architecture, Community Planning and Urban Studies, to further the understanding of the city through research and creative activity and to conduct community service projects benefiting Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma.
Professor Schaefer holds professional degrees in Architecture and Urban Design. He is licensed to practice architecture and interior design in the State of Oklahoma and is board certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and the American Institute of City Planners (AICP).
He is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional and an FAA certified, instrument-rated pilot. Mr. Schaefer is founding Principal of PLACES LLC, Oklahoma’s first urban design consulting practice.
We feel very blessed to have someone with Shawn’s background and experience to help guide us as we strive to serve our community. Please help us welcome him.