Sarah Gardner



Sarah serves as VLK's Architecture Director for our Fort Worth office. In her role, Sarah manages the daily operations of the architectural unit in the Fort Worth office and is directly responsible for implementing strategies, procedures, and processes to ensure the firm continues to produce the highest quality design.

With a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and a Master of Architecture from Louisiana Tech, Sarah Gardner lettered four years on the Louisiana Tech softball team and was the first student in LTU history to earn an architectural degree while playing a Division I sport. In her five years at VLK, she earned her license to practice architecture and a National Council of Architectural (NCARB) certification. She has worked on many of VLK’s most notable projects such as Arlington ISD’s Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center and the district’s Agricultural Science Center, Allen ISD’s STEAM Center, Denton ISD’s New Denton High School as well as Guyer High School Athletic Additions and Renovations project, and Sherman ISD’s new Sherman High School. She serves as VLK’s Athletic Specialist and has held leadership positions with several chapters of the American Institute of Architects such as the 2013-2014 AIA Associate Director of the AIA Shreveport Chapter and the 2016 AIA Emerging Professionals Director for the AIA Fort Worth Chapter. She was also the 2016-2017 AIA Associate Director for the Texas Society of Architects.