Mixed use / mixed income housing, new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse: our staff have designed thousands of units.
Permanent Supportive Housing: 16 large 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom units for formerly homeless families will anchor a transition between commercial and residential communities. Clean, orderly simplicity reduces the chaos in the residents' lives, offering a sense of safety, retreat & shelter to help stave off the trauma of homelessness - depression, isolation, stress, loss of control & dignity
Sligo Apartments, Silver Spring MD
71 units mixed-income housing focused on children's health.
New construction of 5 story wood frame + parking tucked into grade below building.
Concord Park at Russet
The renovation of amenity spaces included a large courtyard and pool, fitness center, clubroom, and lobby.
Amazon trickle-down: at an undisclosed location, Knu Design is evaluating the feasibility of convert a banal 215,000 sf office building into 234 residential units with commercial ground floor activation.
Our services scale to your needs:
Bespoke - we design every detail and element from architecture to curtains, art, and landscaping, providing concierge-like service throughout the process, creating a place that makes the most of you.
Framework - we define the big moves and prepare drawings for building permit. You carry it forward, selecting materials, products, and defining details.
Guidance - we work with you to design an initial concept, then serve as your ally while you move forward by yourself, with another architect, or a design-builder. Wisdom when you need it!
Reversing a 50-year trend of opening the dining to the kitchen for more casual living, this renovation connected those spaces but elevated the kitchen's elegance to match the dining room's formality. Minimalist detailing makes cabinetry read like walls and allows the eye to focus on artisanal, hand-crafted details.
A new house in the Rocky Mountains was designed around an economical 32'x32' foursquare plan, but rotated 45 degrees from the neighborhood grid, so the views are directed away from neighboring houses and extend in all directions to forests and mountains beyond.