Adapted around concern for the impact environment has on people, our practices ensure that people are positively affected by their environment.

High-Performance Environments go beyond saving energy; they offer a wide variety of building components to yield an efficient environment that makes its occupants healthier, happier, safer, and more productive.



KCD is well known for delivering exceptional designs formulated by thoughtful and cohesive project teams. Continuing to push the boundaries in pursuit of providing the best innovations with long term purpose,  our visions are driven by sustainable design. With a desire to craft environments that enhance the human condition and respond to the many challenges we face regarding energy consumption and global climate change, we are shaping the future in the present.



High-performance innovations that are regenerative in nature and further our commitment to a sustainable lifestyle. Furnishings solutions that give more than they take while offering more than mere accommodation.  We aim to further enhance the human condition in the face of severe climatic and environmental challenges while making a critical difference moving forward.


Established in 2016, Kayla Cooper Design is an architecture and design practice with offices in Buffalo and Detroit. 

We’ve built our firm around the belief that quality design is not just relevant but truly essential. We understand that our work affects people and molds behavior. It impacts business, enhances the environment, and even builds communities. A profound sense of purpose drives us with each project that we engage in. 


Our practice is characterized by a relentless commitment to the art of innovation. We approach each project with passion, perspective, and a clear understanding of our clients’ needs.

    • Architectural + Interior Design
    • Historic Preservation+ Adaptive Reuse
    • Sustainable Design + Deep Energy Retrofit
    • Building Information Modeling + Rendering


  • Architectural Design
  • Construction Management
  • 2D/3D Design
  • Interior Design
  • LEED/Sustainable Design
  • Planning
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Furniture, Furnishings & Equipment (FF&E)