Perspectives

Perspectives

BKV Group’s Kelly Naylor Quoted in Multifamily Executive Magazine

BKV Group partner and interior design director, Kelly Naylor, was recently quoted in an article in Multifamily Executive Magazine about the popularity of repurposing former industrial buildings in modern housing and mixed-use architecture. She spoke about choices she and the design team made in the creative reuse of the Schmidt Artist Lofts, formerly known as the Schmidt Read more…

BKV Group hires retired Fire Chief Greg Martin

Addition enhances BKV’s capabilities in meeting public safety needs MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (October 16, 2018) – BKV Group is excited to announce the addition of retired Fire Chief Greg Martin as our firm’s Public Safety Specialist. Martin will add valuable experience to our team of BKV public safety experts in working with police and fire departments around Read more…

Resilient Systems: When Your Community Needs You Most

Three Things Every Manager Should Know About Resiliency By Alexander Griebel; Craig Carter AIA, LEED AP BD+C; and Henry Pittner, AIA   Resiliency can be defined as a system’s ability to withstand and rebound from vulnerabilities like natural disasters, accidents, infrastructure problems, and chronic stressors (e.g. climate change, unemployment, state budget issues, housing unaffordability). Organizations Read more…

East Lansing Apartments to transform a downtown district

Located across from the Michigan State University campus, in East Lansing’s downtown district, East Lansing Apartments consist of two individual rental apartment towers, one for students and one for active adults, both at market rate-rental. The towers accommodate 96 active adult apartments, 289 market-rate student apartments and amenities including landscaped courtyards, a pool, fitness center, Read more…

Artspace Silver Spring offers studios, residences, and commercial & community space

BKV Group is working with Artspace, Montgomery County, and the Montgomery Housing Partnership to develop the former Third District Police Station on Sligo Avenue into an arts center anchored by affordable live/work housing. The new project will be located just north of the heart of Washington, DC, in Silver Spring. Over recent years, the area has Read more…

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