Welcome to

Adaptive Design Inc –

Kelowna's Residential Design Experts

The Residential & Commercial Design, Development & Drafting Services Firm specializing in the design of new residential homes, multi-family developments, additions & renovations, laneway houses, basement suites and just about anything else home design service you can imagine!

Based out of Kelowna BC, we’ve been serving the Okanagan, Lower Mainland & Vancouver Island for more than thirteen years. Over that time we’ve garnered a reputation for broad technical knowledge, thoughtful design & quality architectural documentation.

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Major renovation & addition project on old, multi-family Victorian style home

An Introduction to

Our Residential Design Services

Whatever your aspiration, we’ll listen first and formulate a design solution that fits your needs and budget; whether it’s a new garage, a new multi-family home or a commercial renovation.

Meet Chris Nugent

Director & Principal Designer

A Bachelor of Architectural Science, years working in the industry and a habit for detail, Chris has what your looking for; whether residential or commercial renovations & tenant improvements.

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Our Featured

Residential Design Projects

From small scale to large custom projects and renovations & additions, Chris has successfully completed a project just like yours. Take a look at some of his recent residential design projects.

Why Work with Us

5 Principles of Our Work

With extensive education in architectural science, years of experience working a variety of project scales & a focus on sustainable renovations, Chris is a go-to residential design professional you can trust…

We’re house whisperers who understand the zoning by-laws and building codes to keep in-line with what’s possible. We use all the latest technologies to deliver you an in depth experience of your project before placing a shovel in the ground. Complete exterior 3D mock-ups, 3D walk throughs by video & virtual tours are some examples.

Our Education

We’re professional residential designers, trained by working Architectural professionals with extensive working experience within professional Architectural practices.

Our Experience

We have over 25 years of combined professional experience with the design & construction of wood frame housing here on the westcoast. We work everyday with top design professionals on all types & scales of projects.

Our Technology

We’ve adopted leading technologies, principals and systems in the industry and employ the latest design software technology, Building Information Modeling.

Our Effectiveness

We’re the technical minds behind the professional architectural practice and thus are grounded in the understanding of the effects of the decisions we make on behalf of our clients. We’re house whisperers who understand the zoning by-laws and building codes to keep in-line with what’s possible.

Our Value

We don’t charge on the basis of how much you’re spending, rather we employee a set fee structure for each project type that is based on historical data from projects like yours.

Client Testimonials

Residential Design, Drafting & Development Clientele

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Our Approach & Process

To Residential Design Projects

From small scale to large custom projects and renovations & additions, Chris has successfully completed a project just like yours. Take a look at some of his recent residential design projects.

  • 1. Free Consultation

    Lasting about an hour, each residential design project begins with a free consultation; giving everyone an opportunity to get familiarized with the project and each other.

  • 2. Prepare a Fee Proposal

    We’ll prepare a fee proposal containing all the important details of project delivery, including project timeline, fees involved & a couple examples of similar projects.

  • 3. Get To Work!

    Depending on your projects specifics, we’ll spend a couple hours on-site familiarizing ourselves, taking measurements & photos of your space and complete some deeper research.