Meet our team.
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Everyone is really passionate about good architecture and we always strive to prioritize our projects. It's an entrepreneurial environment - if there’s something you’re interested in pursuing or cultivating within the office, it’s supported and encouraged.
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Alex Downum
SAR+ Since 2023

Alex Downum

Design Professional
Staff Spotlight: Get to know Alex

Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Where did you go to school? The University of Oklahoma

What project(s) are you working on at SAR+?

The Society Denver project at 123 Speer

What brought you to architecture?

A love of design and human connections

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is…

You can do anything with enough determination and perseverance.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be…

Super speed – I could fit extra activities in every day.

Go-to vacation spot?

Grand Teton National Park

Choose a movie title for the story of your life:

Rising Up: Changing life and Elevation

What was your first job?

Ice cream scooper at Braums

If you weren’t an architect, what would you be?

Automotive design engineer or something similar

When I’m not working, I’m…

Going on hikes, picnicking at Cheesman, or watching F1

Hidden talent?

I’m fast around a go-kart track.

What are three things on your bucket list?

  • Multiple country Europe trip
  • Visit Vietnam
  • Design and build my own home

If you could only eat one genre of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Vietnamese Food – Pho specifically

If you could interview one person, dead or alive, who would it be?

My Grandmother to talk more about her journey and life in Vietnam.

Favorite memory at SAR+

Going through putting a project on pause as a team. The immediate reaction from the team was shock of course but we were all able to joke about it and later have a fun team happy hour.


Bachelor of Architecture
University of Oklahoma (2023)