KDA is a Brooklyn-based full-service multidisciplinary design, architecture, and development consulting firm. We work with passionate clients on ambitious designs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to foster a profoundly cooperative environment.

KDA uses modern delivery methods and a contemporary design sense to deliver unique and compelling projects.


KDA offers full architecture and interior design and planning services as well as owner representation. We feel the best projects come from a truly collaborative process. Whether that be clients, contractors, or consultants, great projects are realized when everybody on the team is empowered to contribute. This philosophy allows us to comfortably work on a verity of project types and scales.


We believe that good design adds tangible worth, and KDA works with developers to maximize value and realize bespoke architectural projects. KDA offers site evaluation, zoning analysis, and development schemes in preparation for property acquisition, team assembly, and construction. To learn more, please contact us at


In conjunction with our development consulting services, KDA offers full client project management and owner’s representation services.  KDA can help guide you through complex projects and oversee your design and construction team on your behalf.  Whether you are remote from the project, or simply need experts on your side looking out for your best interests, KDA can be a valuable partner.


KDA offers full graphic, branding, identity and web design services. The same design principles that guide our architectural practice inform our philosophy toward graphic and interactive design. Formally titleTK, our graphic arm assemblies bespoke design teams to meet our client’s specialized needs.

Interested in a career at KDA? Learn more about our office culture and available positions.

News and Blog

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One and Done!

LPC Approves our GV Townhouse We are excited and proud to announce that the Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved our Greenwich Village Townhouse with no modifications or exceptions on our first attempt! The Landmarks approval process is laborious. It takes…

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What is the LPC, and why should I care?

The Landmark Preservation Commission The LPC, or Landmarks Preservation Commission, is a city organization charged with protecting various historic districts and buildings. If your project falls within a historic district or is an individually landmarked building, you are required to…

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Proportion, Scale, And Light

Louis Kahn + The Salk Institute During a recent trip to San Diego, we were lucky enough to take a quick detour to the Salk Institute, a research facility about an hour outside of downtown. It was built in 1965…

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