Category: Design

Pardon Our Dust!

We have all experienced it, you look at the place you live and realize it just isn’t working for you anymore. The layout isn’t conducive to the way you process, you don’t have enough room for yourself, this other room you never use has excess space, and really it all just needs a face lift. Well N.K. […]

Written by on October 14, 2016

Taking Design to New Heights

Documenting existing conditions can often times be difficult for Architects & Engineers, because the conditions are concealed, too high, out of reach, or outright unsafe to get to.  The question is, how can you see things that you cannot ordinarily see?  Technology.  Using technology to your advantage is the way you get the job done. […]

Written by on June 28, 2016

Look Out Below!

Recently, NKB was called by an existing client to assist them with a problem they began experiencing with ice falling from window sills several stories above the ground.  In mid-January, Old Man Winter comes to Upstate New York and dropped 14 inches of snow in about 36 hours.  Temperatures ranged from 15ºF to 25ºF and […]

Written by on June 16, 2016

What is Design?

The word design can be defined in many ways, but I like one of the Merriam-Webster’s definitions best where design is described as “the arrangement of elements or details in a product or work of art.” So in other words, it is both how the colors in a painting make you feel, but also how the frame […]

Written by on January 15, 2016