DESIGNING 
TOMORROW’S
COMMUNITIES

MISSION

Our mission is built on the collaborative process of our youthful designers and seasoned staff. We create distinct and valuable architecture by integrating new interpretations of traditional styles and provide remarkable designs that extend across a wide spectrum of markets. We believe in the extraordinary capability design has in influencing the quality of our lives and we strive to inspire people to discover why it matters.

PHILOSOPHY

The open-door studio atmosphere enables free thinking and fresh ideas to pass openly throughout the office during the design process and enables every member of our team to participate and contribute during project development. The ability to mentor and empower one another to improve team members’ skills individually as well as a team is what drives SDK to deliver projects that surpass client expectations. Our designs incorporate youthful interpretations and traditional styles that are tailored to the surrounding communities allowing us to reach diverse markets and target a variety of audiences.

SERVICES

SDK’s diverse staff enables our firm to provide a wide array of architectural services by working hands on to determine which best fit your situation. Whether it involves designing and planning your custom home; single-family or multi-family residential community; or a community recreational building we are able to help from stages of design to providing colors and material selections. We ensure to provide a quality of service that mirrors the energy and experience of our team.

Education

By creating an open forum atmosphere, we have built a place where our team members are exposed to every phase of design and construction for each project. Allowing the opportunity for every member to understand and educate themselves in a variety of disciplines and duties.

INSPIRATION

We live in an ever-changing world and as so we draw inspiration from everywhere; from an angle to a color we take those little inspirations and turn them into creative explorations within our designs.

COLORS & MATERIALS

Our color & materials services include client collaborated material selections along with supplying master color palettes and product specific application guideline packages.

Architecture

SDK’s youthful staff and creative minds provide our studio the opportunity to expand beyond the conventional architectural ideas. Our architectural services include Character Development, Prototype Design, Design guidelines, Construction documents, and Graphic Presentations.

TEAM WORK

Our extracurricular activities – like social gatherings, community outreach, and friendly competitions – are just a few ways that strengthen our office’s bonds.

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CREATIVE COLLABORATION

Our team actively participates in open floor meetings, not only as an office but with clients as well ensuring that every client’s need is satisfied.

PLANNING

During our planning process, we oversee community and site planning all while taking into consideration and addressing each project’s limitations and enhancing the natural features.

2014 Awards & Recognition

La Vita at Orchard Hills | Irvine, CA
2014 SoCal Awards – Community of The Year

2014 Nationals – Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (3,501-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 4 – Gold Winner

2014 Nationals- Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (3,501-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 2 – Silver Winner

2014 Nationals- Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (3,501-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 3 – Silver Winner

2014 Nationals- Community of the Year – Silver Winner

2015 Awards & Recognition

Kite Ridge at Sycamore Creek | Corona, CA
2015 SoCal Award Finalist – Plan 3

La Vita at Orchard Hills | Irvine, CA
NAHB Best in American Living – Best Detached Home (3,500-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 4 – Gold Winner

PCBC Gold Nugget 2015 – Best Architectural Design (3,500-3,999 S.F.) – Plan 2 – Merit Award

PCBC Gold Nugget 2015 – Residential Community of the Year – Merit Award

St. James at Park Place | Ontario, CA
2015 SoCal Award Finalist – Plan 2

2015 SoCal Award Winner – Plan 3

Torrey | Beacon Park, Irvine, CA
2015 SoCal Awards Finalist – Plan 3 2015 Best in American Living Platinum – Plan 1

2015 Best in American Living Platinum – Plan 3

2016 Awards & Recognition

Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch, CA
2016 SoCal Multi-Product Community of the Year

2016 SoCal Best Architectural design of a Detached Home priced $600,000 to $1.25 Million Award
Finalist – Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch – Cahill Plan

2016 SoCal Home of the Year Award Finalist – Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch

2016 NAHB Best in American Living – Detached Home (over 4,001 S.F.), Built for Sale – Cahill Plan – Gold Winner

2016 NAHB Best in American Living – Detached Home (over 4,001 S.F.), Built for Sale – Westcliffe Plan – Silver Winner

Summit at Baker Ranch | Lake Forest, CA
2016 SoCal Multi- Product Community of the Year Award Finalist

2016 NAHB Best in American Living – Detached Home (3,501- 4,000 S.F.), Built for Sale – Del Rey Plan – Silver Winner

2017 Awards & Recognition

Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch, CA
2017 Nationals- Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (over 4,000 S.F.) – Cahill Plan – Silver Winner

2017 Nationals- Detached Community of the Year – Silver Winner

Somerset at Parasol Park | Irvine, CA

2017 PCBC Gold Nugget Best Single Gamily Detached Home – 2,500 to 2,999 S.F. – Merit Award

MISSION

Our mission is built on the collaborative process of our youthful designers and seasoned staff. We create distinct and valuable architecture by integrating new interpretations of traditional styles and provide remarkable designs that extend across a wide spectrum of markets. We believe in the extraordinary capability design has in influencing the quality of our lives and we strive to inspire people to discover why it matters.

PHILOSOPHY

The open-door studio atmosphere enables free thinking and fresh ideas to pass openly throughout the office during the design process and enables every member of our team to participate and contribute during project development. The ability to mentor and empower one another to improve team members’ skills individually as well as a team is what drives SDK to deliver projects that surpass client expectations. Our designs incorporate youthful interpretations and traditional styles that are tailored to the surrounding communities allowing us to reach diverse markets and target a variety of audiences.

SERVICES

SDK’s diverse staff enables our firm to provide a wide array of architectural services by working hands on to determine which best fit your situation. Whether it involves designing and planning your custom home; single-family or multi-family residential community; or a community recreational building we are able to help from stages of design to providing colors and material selections. We ensure to provide a quality of service that mirrors the energy and experience of our team.

Education

By creating an open forum atmosphere, we have built a place where our team members are exposed to every phase of design and construction for each project. Allowing the opportunity for every member to understand and educate themselves in a variety of disciplines and duties.

Architecture

SDK’s youthful staff and creative minds provide our studio the opportunity to expand beyond the conventional architectural ideas. Our architectural services include Character Development, Prototype Design, Design guidelines, Construction documents, and Graphic Presentations.

Creative Collaboration

Our team actively participates in open floor meetings, not only as an office but with clients as well ensuring that every client’s need is satisfied.

Planning

During our planning process, we oversee community and site planning all while taking into consideration and addressing each project’s limitations and enhancing the natural features.

Clients

Bonadelle Homes, Brookfield Residential, CalAtlantic Homes, D.R. Horton, FCB Homes, FivePoint Communities, Landsea, Lennar Homes, Richmond American Homes, Shea Homes, The New Home Company, Toll Brothers, TRI Pointe Homes

2014 Awards & Recognition

La Vita at Orchard Hills | Irvine, CA
2014 SoCal Awards – Community of The Year

2014 Nationals – Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (3,501-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 4 – Gold Winner

2014 Nationals- Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (3,501-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 2 – Silver Winner

2014 Nationals- Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (3,501-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 3 – Silver Winner

2014 Nationals- Community of the Year – Silver Winner

2015 Awards & Recognition

Kite Ridge at Sycamore Creek | Corona, CA
2015 SoCal Award Finalist – Plan 3

La Vita at Orchard Hills | Irvine, CA
NAHB Best in American Living – Best Detached Home (3,500-4,000 S.F.) – Plan 4 – Gold Winner

PCBC Gold Nugget 2015 – Best Architectural Design (3,500-3,999 S.F.) – Plan 2 – Merit Award

PCBC Gold Nugget 2015 – Residential Community of the Year – Merit Award

St. James at Park Place | Ontario, CA
2015 SoCal Award Finalist – Plan 2

2015 SoCal Award Winner – Plan 3

Torrey | Beacon Park, Irvine, CA

2015 SoCal Awards Finalist – Plan 3 2015 Best in American Living Platinum – Plan 1

2015 Best in American Living Platinum – Plan 3

2016 Awards & Recognition

Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch, CA
2016 SoCal Multi-Product Community of the Year

2016 SoCal Best Architectural design of a Detached Home priced $600,000 to $1.25 Million Award
Finalist – Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch – Cahill Plan

2016 SoCal Home of the Year Award Finalist – Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch

2016 NAHB Best in American Living – Detached Home (over 4,001 S.F.), Built for Sale – Cahill Plan – Gold Winner

2016 NAHB Best in American Living – Detached Home (over 4,001 S.F.), Built for Sale – Westcliffe Plan – Silver Winner

Summit at Baker Ranch | Lake Forest, CA
2016 SoCal Multi- Product Community of the Year Award Finalist

2016 NAHB Best in American Living – Detached Home (3,501- 4,000 S.F.), Built for Sale – Del Rey Plan – Silver Winner

2017 Awards & Recognition

Palisades at Westcliffe | Porter Ranch, CA
2017 Nationals- Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home (over 4,000 S.F.) – Cahill Plan – Silver Winner

2017 Nationals- Detached Community of the Year – Silver Winner

Somerset at Parasol Park | Irvine, CA

2017 PCBC Gold Nugget Best Single Gamily Detached Home – 2,500 to 2,999 S.F. – Merit Award