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137 W 13TH FULLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION After some fits, starts, and hard negotiations to obtain our licensing agreements, we are thrilled to report that 137W13 is now fully under construction.  Demolition of the rear wall is complete!  The bricks have been saved and will not be combed through to find the best ones to construct the…

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KDA’s COLOR OF THE YEAR! Ever year, KDA, selects a new brand accent color, our ‘color of the year.’ Back in early November, KDA quietly selected and rolled out what we call “Red Sea.” We have been updating our website and promotional material for the 2019 release… and then this: PANTONE’S COLOR OF THE YEAR…

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Our New Director of Design!

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Andrea Guatta Caldini Joining the Firm as Our New Director of Design KDA is thrilled and proud to announce that Andrea Guatta Caldini is joining the firm as a Partner and our new Director of Design.  He has a passion and talent for beautiful, smart, and sustainable design and an impressive ability to deliver. Andrea received…

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One and Done!

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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 months of planning, work, and community meetings. Many times, even after all that work, the…

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New Look – Same Great Taste!

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UPDATES AND UPDATING We are excited today to announce an updated logo!  We have been working on this behind the scenes for some time now.  We will be rolling out the new look over the next few weeks.  While we like the old KDA logo – there was something fundamentally unbalanced.   We also felt…

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In the Middle of it All!

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Hot Property KDA’s West Village townhouse is in the news!  While we have not started construction, the Ascend Group, Round Square Builders, and KDA partnership is getting some press.  137 13th street is part of a unique MEGA mansion development play as 133 and 135 are also available for purchase. We are pushing ahead with what is…

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Las Vegas Under Construction!

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Las Vegas Underway We are excited to have the Las Vegas APM Monico jewelry store officially under construction.  Working in high-end malls is difficult, with lots of red tape and construction hardship.  All work must happen between 12 AM and 8 AM for example.  We are excited and proud to have KMK on board as…

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Our New Home

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Moving on up! KDA is excited to announce that we are moving to a new home in the (somewhat) beautiful, old Grand Union Tea Company building in DUMBO!  We have outgrown our current digs on 4th Avenue and are shacking up with the creative folk at  DUMBO is a hotbed of imaginative and productive designers, makers,…

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Wasting No Time

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Demolition begins at West Village Townhouse We are very excited that a day after closing, demolition has begun on our new West Village townhouse! KDA works with developers to accelerate construction timelines.  In this case, we were able to file for a demolition permit before the property was even acquired by our client.  This allowed for the contractor…

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Whats In A Name?

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What a long strange journey it’s been.  While not all the final hurdles have been cleared, KDA received its official legal name approval for Klaber Design Architecture…. You will notice that there is no ‘and’ or ‘+’ in there.  It is not because we did not want one or thought Klaber Design Architecture rolled off…

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