About SDG

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National

Footprint

SDG is a full-service architectural and interior design firm located in Topeka, Kansas.

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47

SDG offers comprehensive services in 47 states with offices in Topeka, KS and Oklahoma City, OK.

30+

Over 30 years of diversified experience means you will have a project team uniquely suited with the knowledge and skills to make your project successful.

85%

Over 85 percent of our business comes from repeat clients.

Midwestern

Roots

At SDG, we proudly support community causes and actively provide opportunities for our team to foster our goal of building relationships, elevating design, and serving communities.

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Greg Schwerdt

Principal

“We’ve been fortunate to develop special projects with amazing clients and it’s important that we give back to the community and those in need.”

Because It Matters

As architects and interior designers, we are compelled to imagine what’s possible. We admire design that hints to the future and pays respect to the past, and we seek a balance of harmony and finish in our work. We are a combination of visionaries, creative thinkers, and precision-seekers. Community is part of our culture, and we aim to serve as ambassadors for our clients and for the cities in which we live, play, and work.

Elevations, schematics, floor plans, construction documents are foundational elements that matter tremendously. Equally important are the bonds we forge, the trust we cultivate, and the collaborative spirit we bring to every project...Because it Matters.

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WHO IS SDG?

With a passion for building relationships, elevating design, and serving communities, SDG is a 30-person architecture and interior design firm that is responsible for designs lining skylines across the country. Centrally located in Topeka, KS, our comprehensive portfolio includes designs for corporate offices, healthcare facilities, sports and recreation complexes, mixed-use retail developments, and educational spaces.

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HOW DO WE APPROACH DESIGN?

We listen to understand, extract information, and translate emotions. We are interpreters of the vision and advocates for our clients. Through operational best practices, we remain accountable for the budget, schedule, and the project’s successful outcome.

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WHAT MOTIVATES US?

Our collective curiosity as architects and interior designers compels us to continue imagining, seeking, and creating.

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WHAT INSPIRES US?

Our firm was born from an entrepreneurial vision, and we thrive on the spirit of teamwork and the tenacity required to advance the dream.

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WHAT EXCITES US?

When our work helps make communities and businesses thrive, we are at our professional best!

Testimonials

from community involvement initiatives
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Grace Clinton

Director of Philanthropy
Helping Hands Humane society

"SDG has rallied behind our life-saving work, financially supporting the shelter since 2001! From sponsoring events, donating to our capital campaign, and helping us dream bigger for the pets we care for – SDG is there."

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Brendan Wiley

Zoo Director
Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center

"When you work with SDG, you are welcomed into their family and benefit from their full suite of services.  It’s more than design – it's advice and collaboration which benefits an entire community."

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Barry Feaker

Executive Director Emeritus
Topeka Rescue Mission

"In our experience, our friends at SDG always come to the table with a, 'yes we can do that', response to our community needs."

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Cody Foster

Co-Founder
Advisors Excel

"When picking partners that we want to work with, one of the most important things is finding people that align with our vision of impacting their community. That is a reason we have used SDG so often over the years."

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Jack Brier

Chairman, President & CEO
US Alliance Corporation

"They truly understand the needs of their clients, but just as importantly, they are passionate about the communities in which they live and work.”

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Matt Pivarnik

CEO
Greater Topeka Partnership

"The entire SDG team is instrumental in community and philanthropic success in their headquarter city and all the communities they represent."

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Jake Farrant

CEO/Owner
Mammoth Sports Construction

"Words such as love, investment, impact, community, care, support, and relationship are buzz words in today's world.  If you want to see those words in ACTION, spend a couple hours with SDG."