Renaissance Architecture Announces Lazaridis Retirement

Renaissance Architecture, LLC (‘Renaissance’), an Oklahoma based firm providing planning, architecture, and interior design services, announces the retirement of Socrates Lazaridis, AIA. Lazaridis founded Renaissance’s predecessor firm 27-years ago. He remained with the new firm after the acquisition by SGA Design Group, P.C. (SGA), a national architecture firm headquartered in Tulsa. 

Christopher B. Goble, AIA, LEED® AP, President & CEO for SGA and President of Renaissance said, “Socrates built a significant design practice and agreed to facilitate a smooth transition of leadership.” Goble added, “Since this acquisition, Mitch Garrett, AIA, NCARB, LEED® AP, has successfully led Renaissances’ day-to-day activities while expanding its client base, augmenting resources, and instituting best-of-class operational processes and procedures for the benefit of Renaissance staff, clients and the firm’s other stakeholders.”

About Renaissance Architecture, LLC

Renaissance Architecture is a full-service organization of architects, planners, and interior designers providing full architectural services to our valued clients. Renaissance continues to focus on Oklahoma-based clients in school districts, higher education, civic, and commercial markets who value the firm’s market sector expertise, client-centered approach, proactive communications, and efficient, cost-effective design, and project management services. For more information see

About SGA Design Group, PC

Founded in 1995, SGA Design Group, P.C., (SGA) is an established leader in national architectural programs, prototype development, maintenance & management, site adaptation services, entitlement, construction documents, architectural forensic analysis, and sustainable design services. SGA’s other affiliated companies include GreenLight 360 and GreenLight Native. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, SGA also has offices in Bentonville, Arkansas. For more information see

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