Experienced Architectural Design Firm in New York, NY

Enhance your home or office with our architectural design firm in New York, NY. Our firm offers a full spectrum of services from design consulting to construction services, and much more. With us by your side, you can feel confident that your project will be completed on time and within budget. We’ll handle every aspect of the management process from start to finish.

McKay Architecture/Design PLLC is a limited liability design firm, producing modern residential and commercial architectural designs. From high-profile retail to product and furniture design, we strive for intelligent and effective organization.

We bring the highest degree of precision and attention to detail to every job, because we’re dedicated to bringing your vision to life. Utilizing the latest technology, while simultaneously respecting architecture history, allows us to remain flexible in our approach and execution of processes, techniques, and design.

Our Design Process

One of the most important aspects of our architectural design process is working closely with you every step of the way. We seek to build relationships with you, building a collaborative network of clients and design professionals. In this way, together, we can expand our scope and accomplish more. Additionally, our connections with various contractors, subcontractors, and other architects ensure successful and timely project completion.

Our new and innovative approaches to property management allow for the construction of high-quality buildings that maximize the return on your investment. With our extensive experience in real estate finance, small and large construction projects, branding, design, and manufacturing expertise, you can bring your most complex visions to life from residential interior design to construction consultation.

Thomas McKay AIA

Born in Boston in 1961, owner and founder Thomas McKay received his BFA/BA degree at Rhode Island School of Design in 1984 and a Master’s Degree in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in 1993. During the period from 1987-1993, he worked with Antonio Citterio and Partners in Milano, where he completed commercial projects in Europe and Japan, including the Centro Commerciale for Seregno, Italy.

In 1994, he, Kimberly Sheppard, and Charles Mallea formed MSM Architects based in New York. As a Principal of MSM, he worked extensively with and designed for European, Asian, and South American companies, designers, and fabricators. Additionally, he completed commercial, corporate office, and residential projects throughout the U.S. During this period, he also led an architectural design team to win First Place in the New Public Space Competition for a three-block redevelopment in downtown Buffalo.

In January 2003 he formed his own architectural design firm, McKay Architecture/Design PLLC, to further develop his research in architecture, interior, and product design. His list of past clients includes:

Arman Arman
Ian Schrager Co.
USM Modular Furniture
Hugo Boss

McKay has been a professor in the Product Design Department at Parsons School of Design since 1999. He has lectured on his company’s projects and design approach at Parsons, to private companies, and the Retail Design Institute. He is presently working internationally on development, architecture, product, and residential and commercial interior design projects.

Contact us to consult with our architectural design firm. We proudly serve clients in New York, New York, as well as countries around the world.