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Welcome To The Studio

MKBC Studio LLC, formerly Maia Gilman Architect LLC and founded in 2009, is a full service architecture and construction administration firm owned by Maia Kumari Bree Chowdhury, offering adaptive reuse, biophilic design, building conservation, climate resilience planning, historic restoration and new architectural designs to Homeowners, Commercial Tenants, NGOs and Governmental Organizations, including:

  • Site Analysis 

  • Existing Conditions Documentation 

  • Schematic and Design Development 

  • Construction Documents and Spec Writing 

  • Construction Administration 

  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation. 


MKBC Advisory, formerly MKGA and founded in 2021, is a rendering, reporting and research sole-proprietorship owned by Maia Kumari Bree Chowdhury, offering historic research advice on existing buildings, and reporting on ecological conservation issues, including:


  • Historic Document Research

  • Image Search and Curation

  • News Reference Bibliographies

  • Virtual Reality Environments for Game Developers

  • Visual Mind-Mapping for Project Managers

  • 3D Representation for Architects.

MKBC Studio LLC is registered in the State of New Jersey; MKBC Advisory is registered in Morris County, New Jersey. Maia is licensed as a Registered Architect in NJ, NY, PA, BC and ON, and is NCARB-Certified, LEED-Accredited BD+C and is an APEC Architect.

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