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NEW LOOK – SAME MISSION

We are excited to announce our new website and logo. Klaber Design + Architecture is now simply k-da.  The last 24 months have brought growth and new challenges.  We thank our old branding for bringing us to where we are and are excited to transition to our new cleaner look as we continue to march forward.  What is not changing is our dedication to beautiful functional design and a commitment to providing the absolute highest level of service.

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Apartment

B+D APARTMENT

This small apartment in the London Terrace wanted to rethink its layout 90 years after it was first constructed.  We worked to move the heart of the house into a great room completely change the feel of this little gem – now ready to take on the next century.

Townhouse

WAVERLY TOWNHOUSE

A full tear-down and rebuild of this historic Waverly townhouse is an excellent example of a well-executed transitional design style.  Nestled on the historic West Villiage, this landmark protected site needed to balance its historic past while updating itself for a new more contemporary clientele.

Townhouse

UPPER WEST TOWNHOUSE

This new take on a townhouse was spawned by the client’s desire for free and open space.  Modern detailing and an energy-efficient envelope were created and housed behind a meticulously restored facade.  Spaces were designed to be reconfigured to suit the client’s needs on a particular day for fun, work, or both.

Townhouse

13TH STREET TOWNHOUSE

This new contemporary townhome is nestled in the beautiful West Village historic district.  Currently scheduled to hit the market next spring, this single-family home boasts more than 7,000 SF of living space, a home theater, gym, spa, and 5 bedrooms.

On the boards

R+H APT

This Tribeca Apartment is slated to be one of the most unique apartments in all of New York.  This old storage space continually sinks down from the street which provides both complications and opportunities.

Under construction

M+J TOWNHOUSE

This delightful Brooklyn townhouse with ambitious clients and some amazing historical detailing that needed to be preserved.  We worked with the clients to reimagine how this single-family would look and feel – combining a contemporary approach to layout while respecting its more traditional aspects.

On the boards

MAPLE HOUSE

This new single-family home is designed for a family thinking about the future.  Designed as a multi-generational home with expandable sleeping and living quarters works to stand out as a contemporary showpiece in its Long Island neighborhood.

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ALL THE NEWS

See all the latest news, thoughts, updates, and resources.

Thought

DIVARIO

This competition had us exploring new ways to use tiny lots around New York.  We developed new screening and  circulation strategies that allowed these lots to be fully developed.

Thought

SURGICAL INTERVENTION

Designing in New York City requires precision.  We understand that every square inch is valuable and that construction is complicated when working inside large older buildings.  We are specialists in reimaging how spaces can be rethought, reorganized, and refreshed for maximum effect and minimal effort.

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MEET THE FIRM

k-da is a boutique firm based in Brooklyn.  Click above to learn more about the firm and the people.

Installation

ACURA TABLE

We partnered with Mark Thrope Design to design the office of the future to be featured in the Enquire Ultimate Bachelor pad.   We designed a conceptual work table that was inspired by the main sponsor, ACURA.

On the boards

L+S APARTMENT

This UES Penthouse is anchored by a new contemporary approach to the living spaces.  Custom millwork ties the apartment together, maximizes storage, celebrates the views, and navigates the oddities of this amazing top floor apartment.

Thought

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Mapping Through Food was a conceptual mapping project undertaken with collaborators Lucia Eastman and Jake Sandmann.  We were looking for nontraditional ways to understand the urban fabric.

On the boards

STONE HALL

Stone Hall is a new gathering place, venue, and lounge designed as a companion space for the Atrium Lodges.  It will host weddings, parties, dinners, and serve as a lounge for the guests.

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DEVELOPMENT

Here at k-da, we are not only designers but also development partners. For our developer clients, we offer a range of services that provide value at any stage of a project from initial investigations and site analysis, through design, permitting, and construction.

Resources

NEW TO THIS?

We have resources to help!  We have curated a series of articles, whitepapers, and videos to help you learn what to expect for this process.

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5 PHASES OF DESIGN

Designing and building a new home is a big process.  Understanding the phases of the project and how the architect and client approach these phases can help you understand what to expect as you move through this process.

Contact us

COME SAY HI!

Thinking about a new project?  Have questions for an architect? Please reach out!  No matter where you are in the process, we are always happy to answer questions.

Commerical

DEVOE BEER HALL

We worked with the Foray Group to reimagine how this Brooklyn lot could be given new life as a brewery and bear hall.

Under development

TITLE HOUSE

TITLE HOUSE is a customizable pre-designed upstate house.  It is being created both for medium size developments and one-off sites.  It allows clients to create a personalized home without having to start the design process from scratch.  Embodying all of our core design principals and our commitment to designing responsibly.

Blog

ARCHITECTURAL JARGON

A new resource is now available to help translate what your architect says!

Retail

APM MONACO

When APM Monaco started its US expansion, they needed a local project manager to coordinate the design and construction at 4 of their new storefronts across the US.  Placing their new locations in some of the most prestigious locations, this was an exacting task.  k-da worked as a development partner, client representative, and project manager for the Seattle, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Boston stores.

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