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KTGY Architecture + Planning

Founded in 1991, KTGY Architecture + Planning is an international award-winning full-service architecture and planning firm delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple offices and studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer no matter the building type or location. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to help create developments of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune and Tysons.

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KTGY Architect Manny Gonzalez Elevated to the AIA College of Fellows

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Principal Manny Gonzalez was elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for his contributions to the 55+ housing industry. Fellowship is one of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member.

KTGY-designed 55+ Communities Win Gold from National Association of Home Builders 55+ Housing Council

National award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that four KTGY-designed 55+ communities have garnered seven top honors in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 55+ Housing Council’s Best of 55+ Housing Awards competition. The communities that were recognized include a luxury single-family detached residential community, two apartment communities and a contemporary-styled urban village that targets adults 55+.

KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez Receives 2016 NAHB 55+ Associate of the Year

National award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) awarded KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP the 2016 55+ Associate of the Year in last night's award ceremony for the Best of 55+ Housing Awards held at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sponsored by the NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council, this is first time that the 55+ Associate of the Year award has been conferred. The award recognizes an active NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council member who supports the building industry with exceptional service and/or a quality product; has achieved success through innovation, financial success and integrity.

Unprecedented Demand for New Homes and Amenity-Rich Living in Popular Eagle Rock Creates Need...

Planet Home Living meets the demand of distinguished home-buyers looking for what is often impossible to find: a sleek, modern new home in an established, amenity-rich area. Designed by national award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning, PRISM will offer fifteen single-family detached, new homes in Eagle Rock, just north of downtown Los Angeles. PRISM brings urban living to an already developed residential location walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores and more

Chris Cuaso of KTGY Presents “Placemaking: Does One Size Fit All?” at ICSC CenterBuild...

National award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Chris Cuaso, director of design in the firm's Retail Studio, has been invited to participate as a roundtable facilitator at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference held from December 1-4, 2015, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ. Cuaso will present “Placemaking: Does One Size Fit All?” on Thursday, December 3, at 12:15 p.m., as part of the roundtable program.

Simon Perkowitz of KTGY Presents “How to Make Mixed Use Work” at ICSC CenterBuild...

National award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Simon Perkowitz, AIA, PE, a principal in the firm's Retail Studio, has been invited to participate as a roundtable facilitator at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference held from December 1-4, 2015, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ. Perkowitz will present “How to Make Mixed Use Work,” on Thursday, December 3, at 12:15 p.m., as part of the roundtable program.

TOD Infill Master-Planned Community Moving Forward in Downtown Campbell, Silicon Valley

St. Anton Communities announces the beginning of construction activity on a major Downtown Campbell housing community, an $88 million project involving 14 separate parcels of land assembled through a multi-year effort. The “Residences at Railway” is strategically located adjacent to the Downtown Campbell Light Rail Transit Station, the Los Gatos Creek trail and numerous downtown businesses.  The project, which is located in the Silicon Valley, includes 119 apartments, 32 townhomes and six duets, all designed by national award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning.

Mixed-use Studio Apartment Community Achieves USGBC LEED Platinum Certification

While Silicon Valley may be booming with new high-tech start-ups and the coveted jobs associated with them, many in the workforce still lack access to affordable housing that they can call home. Partnering with the City of Mountain View, ROEM Corporation and Eden Housing, took the challenge of converting an older community lacking modern amenities into a community that rivals market-rate housing in design and amenities while achieving the highest USGBC LEED rating, LEED-H Platinum Certification

$60+ Million Mixed-Use Student Housing Community Moving Forward Near Arizona State University

National award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Legacy Partners Residential has received city approval for the development of University Village 2.0, a new $60+ million mixed-use 775-bed student housing community in Tempe, Arizona. Located just minutes away Arizona State University (ASU), shopping and dining, and directly adjacent to Tempe's light rail line, the new development will replace a 1960s-era student housing complex, which will be demolished. KTGY is the project’s designer and architect.

KTGY Principal Ken Ryan to Participate in 2015 Planning Officials Forum at Richard Nixon...

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National award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Ken Ryan, principal and head of KTGY's Community Planning and Urban Design Studio, has been invited to participate in the Planning Directors Association of Orange County’s 2015 Planning Officials Forum on October 22, 2015, at Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda, Calif. The event is sold out

KTGY Architecture+Planning Expands National Presence and Opens New Chicago Office

Award-winning national architecture and planning firm KTGY Group, Inc., answering the strong demand for innovative design solutions in Chicago, announced today that it has opened a new office in downtown Chicago, IL to expand its services in the mid-western United States. The new studio will be headed by veteran designers Craig R. Pryde, AIA, LEED AP and David M. Kennedy, AIA, LEED AP, former principals of PPK Architects, as principals of the new studio.

Planet Home Living Announces the First Phase of New Homes Now Selling in Popular...

Planet Home Living has just announced the highly anticipated first phase release at its newest neighborhood in Eagle Rock. PRISM is a limited collection of 15 single-family detached, new homes in Eagle Rock, just north of downtown Los Angeles. The initial offering includes five homes with prices starting at $640,000. Planet Home Living collaborated with award-winning national architecture firm KTGY Architecture + Planning to achieve its sleek, modern design.

New Homes Coming Soon to Eagle Rock Offer Highly Sought-After Modern Design

Planet Home Living announces a new neighborhood coming soon to Eagle Rock. PRISM consists of fifteen single-family detached, new homes in Eagle Rock, just north of downtown Los Angeles. Planet Home Living collaborated with award-winning national architecture firm KTGY Architecture + Planning to achieve its sleek, modern design.

Lennar Multifamily Communities Has Commenced Construction on 450-Unit Rental Community in West Covina

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IRVINE, CALIF. - October 13, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that construction is underway on The Lakes at West Covina, a 450-unit luxury rental community with approximately 20,000 sq. ft. of ground floor retail and restaurants in the heart of Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. Developed by Miami-based Lennar Multifamily Communities, and designed by KTGY, The Lakes is a 5-story mixed-use development located in the City of West Covina, adjacent to the 1.35 million sq. ft. Westfield West Covina shopping mall and directly across the street of the Lakes Entertainment Center and Edwards West

KTGY-designed Zero Home Wins Top Professional Builder Design Award for Bellasol at Rosecrest in...

IRVINE, CALIF. - January 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that Bellasol (known as "The Zero Home") in Herriman, Utah, received the Platinum award for Single-Family Production - 2,001 SF - 3,100 SF in the 2014 Professional Builder Design Awards competition. Last year, Garbett Homes and KTGY won the Platinum award for The Solaris Collection at Daybreak in South Jordan, Utah, in Professional Builder Design Awards' Single-Family Production - 2,000 SF or below category

KTGY-designed $1 Billion 2,200-acre Master Planned Community Receives City Council Approval

IRVINE, CALIF. - December 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, is pleased to announce that the La Entrada Master Planned Community in the City of Coachella, Riverside County received unanimous approval by the City Council. Estimated at $1 billion-plus at build out, La Entrada is a 2,200-acre hillside master planned community located along the eastern foothills of the Coachella Valley, about 28 miles east of Palm Springs and 130 miles east of Los Angeles

Craig T. Chinn of KTGY Presents “Top 10 Mall Renovations that Pay You Back”...

IRVINE, CA - November 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, is pleased to announce that Craig T. Chinn, Associate Principal and head of KTGY's Retail and Commercial Studio, has been invited to participate as a roundtable facilitator at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 2013 CenterBuild Conference held from December 4-6, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ. Chinn will present "Top 10 Mall Renovations that Pay You Back," on Thursday, December 5, at 8:00 a.m., as part of the roundtable program. The CenterBuild Conference is the industry's premier retail design and construction conference.

A New Generation of Apartment Amenities: Car and Bike Sharing, Community Farms, and More

TYSONS, VA - November 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB and managing principal in the Tyson, Va. office of the award-winning national firm, KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, from car and bike sharing services, to community kitchens and farms, the list of amenities that residents most desire has changed. "Understanding the wants and needs of your primary target market is critical to success. Going the extra mile to provide amenities that are unique to the marketplace will give you a real marketing advantage in the process," said Anand

KTGY’s Adaptive Re-use, Mixed-Use Design for a Re-emerging Denver’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood

IRVINE, CA - October 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to Michael Ohara, AIA and principal in the Denver, Colo., office of the award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, the Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood is enjoying a resurgence with the number of people who are moving back to the city core. Walkscore.com states that Capitol Hill is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Denver with a neighborhood Walk Score of 90 and offers good transit and is great for biking, too. Slipstream Properties of Glendale, Colo., recognized this opportunity and purchased the former Smiley’s Laundromat and Cleaners mixed-use building at 1080 E. Colfax Avenue for $2.725 million

KTGY Principal Keith Labus, AIA, LEED AP Delivers Insights on How Good Design Can...

IRVINE, CA - October 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that KTGY Principal Keith Labus, AIA and LEED AP has been invited to be a speaker at the San Diego Housing Federation’s Annual Affordable Housing and Community Development Conference on October 3. It is the largest affordable housing gathering in the region, attracting over 300 attendees every year.

Recent KTGY Architecture + Planning Press Releases

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KTGY Adds Darin Schoolmeester as Principal in Irvine Office

KTGY Architecture + Planning, an international award-winning architecture firm, has added Darin Schoolmeester, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP as a principal in the firm's Irvine office. Schoolmeester brings more than two decades of experience serving in various