March 5, 2018

It all Begins with your BIG PICTURE Questionnaire … Here is a Peek at How it Works : )

Our Flients wish to downsize and embrace an urban lifestyle with innovative and highly efficient uses of a limited foot print. Here is a peak at their wishlist to share a little of how we begin co-creating your ideal home!
June 16, 2016

A Condo Transformation: The MKDB Design Build Process

Dave and Rio came to us with a need for a modest condominium renovation to suit their taste, values and needs. They are music enthusiasts and especially wanted to showcase their love for music while also looking for a place of zen that hits home. At MKDB we are home ecologists and offer an integrated systemic approach to aligning your values with an ideal home for each and every homeowner. This is our unique and revolutionaryDESIGN BUILD PROCESS based on our home ecology philosophy.
May 13, 2016

A Letter to the Client: The Concept Phase

Good morning Maria and Tom, It was good to meet with you and get started. I'm sending along 2 concepts for us to reflect on. Please don't be concerned about door ways or details yet - they will all be resolved. I have just massed things out with furniture place holders to ensure it's all working to get a feel for what we can accommodate. Your house seems to easily allow us to close off rooms so just assume that we can work something out for each opening.
May 6, 2016

Welcome to the Building Phase of Your Renovation

There are so many phases to the process that is a home renovation. One of the most exciting and equally terrifying steps is the build phase when all of a sudden everything that was carefully and crucially planned in the concept and design phase comes to life. We want to share with you the very few points you as a homeowner want to keep in mind. You may find it surprising how relaxing your job through the renovation build process can be!
April 22, 2016

How to Plan a Home Renovation with Sustainable Design

We all want to begin the process of being accountable and responsible for our greatest impacts and biggest purchases in life. One of our biggest purchases usually ends up being our home and we lose ourselves in thinking that being environmentally conscious and affording good home design can't go hand in hand.