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Dynamik Design is an architectural firm providing a full range of services from density studies to master planning, through conceptual design to construction documents and contract administration. Our market expertise includes multifamily, mixed use, retail, hospitality, senior living, student housing and office.

Leading the design effort, we become a dynamic component of the development team – bringing the flexibility, tenacity, energy, innovation and enthusiasm to get the job done on time and on budget, creating places that are functional, meaningful and well designed.

Dynamik Design is a certified Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE).


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Our Services


  • Density Studies & Due Diligence
  • Site Planning & Master Planning
  • Entitlement
  • Architectural Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Contract Administration


  • Multifamily
  • Retail
  • Mixed Use
  • Hospitality
  • Senior Living
  • Student Housing
  • Office


Great projects require more than a brilliant design vision; they require a dynamic force to guide the vision from inception to completion. Our founding team is an impressive collection of talent and experience, hand selected to bring the energy and diversity of skills required to take care of our clients and drive projects to the finish line. We value each other and insist on maintaining a fun, supportive and collaborative environment because we truly believe that the whole of our team is far greater than the sum of its parts.

Our greatest references are provided by the national base of clients represented within our portfolios of experience. Please feel free to contact us for a list of developers and contractors who will testify to our service, responsiveness, quality of work and ability to get the job done.

David Yung



David Yung founded Dynamik Design after 22 years of experience as a Principal, Design Architect and Project Manager. Clients have always appreciated his responsiveness and ability to drive projects to the finish line with a tenacious focus on design excellence, schedule and budget. David understands the development process and remains involved in projects from start to finish as a central dynamic force of the project team. His extensive portfolio includes multifamily, mixed use, retail, education, hospitality and office projects. He received a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Arizona State University. Widely traveled and multilingual, David has studied architecture all over the world.

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Trevato Development Group & Roca Point | Retail: +95,000 | Units: 597| Stories: 7


SJ Collins | Office: 113,985 SF | Keys: 190 | Beds: 270 | Retail: 83,148 SF | Stories: 13

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Trevato Development Group | Units: 345 | Stories: 5


SJ Collins | Office: 106,181 SF | Retail: 47,119 SF | Units: 128 | Townhomes: 10 | Stories: 5

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Avalon Bay & SJC Ventures | Retail: 86,297 SF | Units: 508 | Stories: 2 & 6

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Alliance Residential Company | Units: 261 | Stories: 7

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Wood Partners | Units: 330| Stories: 3

*These projects represent David’s personal experience while employed as Principal at The Preston Partnership. Dynamik Design did not design these projects.

Yi Lo



Yi Lo co-founded Dynamik Design after 15 years of experience managing a wide variety of retail, multifamily, office and mixed use projects. A masterful technician and patient leader, Yi skillfully navigates project teams through the planning, design and construction of complex developments ranging from tight urban sites with vertically integrated retail and multifamily, to master planned mixed use town centers. He received his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and has been a licensed architect since 2005. He has worked on a variety of project types including multifamily, laboratory, hospitality, retail and office with over 200 million dollars and 8 million SF of new and renovated project experience.

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Chance Partners | Units: 295 | Stories: 4

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Mill Creek Residential | Units: 373 | Stories: 8

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Trevato Development Group, Block One Ventures | Units: 305 | Stories: 4

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Novare Group | Units: 286 | Stories: 3

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Alliance Residential Company | Units: 278 | Stories: 5

*These projects represent Yi’s personal experience while employed as Associate at The Preston Partnership. Dynamik Design did not design these projects.

Katy McNulty

Principal – Marketing & Operations

Katy McNulty co-founded Dynamik Design after 15 years in the architectural industry in multiple marketing, administration and business development roles. A vibrant personality with a versatile background and broad understanding of multifamily and retail markets, she is focused on organizational leadership and client relationships. Katy continuously eyes development and market trends while being a champion for smart urban design. She is heavily involved in the collaborative visioning process, researching and consulting through the early design phases for each project to maximize design and market positioning opportunities for our clients. Her professional affiliations include the Urban Land Institute (ULI), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and Society for Design Administrators (SDA).

Ross Kirby



Ross Kirby is a technically gifted architect who is always looking for a better way to design and develop drawings. Early in his career, Ross embraced the use of 3D BIM drawing systems such as Revit and has been a devoted user ever since. His professional experience encompasses a broad base of complex building types and uses, displaying his ability to dynamically apply design and building principles to meet the needs of any project. In addition to his Masters in Architecture, Ross has a Masters in Construction Management, rounding out his understanding of the entire design and construction process. As a Principal, Ross is a hands-on leader throughout the life of our projects and spearheads the evolution of Dynamik Design’s BIM technology implementation.

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Subtext Living | Units: 307 | Stories: 15

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Portman Residential | Retail: 16,000 SF| Units: 375| Stories: 7


SJ Collins | Office: 106,181 SF | Retail: 47,119 SF | Units: 128 | Townhomes: 10 | Stories: 5

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Worthing SE | Units: 287 | Stories: 5


SJ Collins | Office: 113,985 SF | Keys: 190 | Beds: 270 | Retail: 83,148 SF | Stories: 13

*Designated projects represent personal experience gained while with another firm. Dynamik Design was not involved with these projects.

Charles Shirley



Charles Shirley is a licensed architect with over 40 years of experience and a wealth of technical expertise. Charles leads the firm’s QA/QC front. Our goal is to make each set or drawings better than the last. His portfolio includes complex multifamily, mixed use and hospitality projects in a wide range of building types and locations all over the world. A gifted problem solver and mentor, Charles is a Principal in charge of QA/QC. He draws on his vast experience to provide guidance and leadership to our project teams from the early stages of design through construction administration.

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Subtext Living | Units: 153 | Stories: 8

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Trevato Development Group, Block One Ventures | Units: 305 | Stories: 4


SJ Collins | Office: 113,985 SF | Keys: 190 | Beds: 270 | Retail: 83,148 SF | Stories: 13

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Trevato Development Group | Units: 345 | Stories: 5


Wood Partners | Units: 223 | Stories: 5

*Designated projects represent personal experience gained while with another firm. Dynamik Design was not involved with these projects.

Aimee Jeter



Aimee Jeter is an award winning residential designer with over 16 years of experience in multifamily, single family residential and mixed use projects. She has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2009 and a Registered Architect since 2011. Grounded and diligent, Aimee is an organized team leader who provides exceptional and responsive service for our clients. Her calm manner and persistent focus keep projects moving smoothly from inception to completion. Aimee earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from the University of Missouri and her Masters of Architecture with Honors from Washington University.

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Flournoy Development Group | Units: 337 | Stories: 4


Novare Group | Units: 306| Stories: 2 & 4

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Chance Partners | Units: 290 | Stories: 4

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South City Partners | Units: 303 | Stories: 4/5


Hines | Units: 300 | Stories: 4

*Designated projects represent personal experience gained while with another firm. Dynamik Design was not involved with these projects.

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Our Portfolio

Greenville County Square

Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Size: 7 Stories, 692 Units, ±95,000 SF Retail

The Greenville County Square Project is located on a parcel within the 37-acre Greenville County Square master planned development in Greenville, South Carolina. The project includes 2 buildings that are both 7-stories. The total unit count throughout the development is 692 at an average size of 825 SF. Approximately 17,000 SF of leasing/amenity space is spread out through the 2 buildings. There is approximately ±95,000 SF of retail is provided at street level to be designed to modified shell. A large greenspace located in the middle of the development creates a place for residents and retail shoppers to gather and enjoy the space.

Local Midtown

Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Size: 15 Stories, 307 Units

Local Midtown is a market rate multifamily project located at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Hayes Street near Music Row and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The 15 story structure houses 307 residential units at an average size of 833 HSF in a Type 1A cast-in-place concrete structure with a 5-level parking deck housing ±309 spaces. Residents enjoy over 10,000 SF of indoor amenity space including an active lobby, media lounge, coffee bar, co-working area, lounge and entertainment spaces, library, and an expansive fitness center with coach-led classes. The luxury outdoor amenity deck is located above the podium and includes a resort-style pool, sundeck terrace and hot tubs. A rooftop skylounge offers views toward Music Row and downtown Nashville.

The Interlock II

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Size: 180,240 SF Office, 671 Beds, 83,650 SF Retail

The Interlock Phase II is an urban mixed use development at the western edge of the Georgia Tech campus along Northside Drive in West Midtown Atlanta. Extending the energy of the first phase of The Interlock, Phase II’s integration of collaboration space, tech office, student housing and retail make it a synergistic hub for the development of new technologies. The unparalleled access to students, campus and premier tech companies fosters an incubator culture to streamline ideas and shape the technology of the future.

The vertically integrated 15-story tower is composed of cast-in-place concrete and includes street level retail, five levels of parking, five levels of office and a rooftop restaurant. The midrise is composed of 5 levels of Type IIIA wood frame student housing sitting atop a concrete podium with a full sized grocer, restaurants and shops below.

Southern Post

Location: Roswell, Georgia
Size: 106,181 SF Office, 47,119 SF Retail, 128 Units Multifamily

Southern Post is a mixed use infill project in historic downtown Roswell that replaces an underutilized retail center and surface parking lot with an urban and walkable blend of shops, restaurants, Class A office space, multifamily apartments, residential flats, and townhomes. The technically complex, vertically- and horizontally-integrated project blends cast-in-place and precast concrete structures with steel- and wood-framed construction.

Developed in close collaboration with the City of Roswell, Southern Post is designed to reflect the existing nature and culture of Roswell by creating an inviting public realm that engages downtown with broad sidewalks, green spaces, pocket parks, and outdoor gathering spaces. The historic mill inspired structure blends red brick and large, warehouse-style windows with contrasting contemporary metal and glass elements.

The Heights at Shadowood

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Size: 5 & 6 Stories, 287 Units

Located in Cobb County, Georgia and completed in 2023, the Heights at Shadowood Multifamily project includes 287 residential apartment units on a 3.7 acre site. The building is composed of 5 stories of Type IIIA wood construction with a partial basement level, wrapping a 7.5 level precast parking deck. Amenities on the ground level include approximately 3,000 SF of leasing office space, mail room and a hardscape courtyard. A pool amenity area is located on top of the precast parking deck with a clubroom and fitness center overlooking the pool with views toward nearby Truist Park.

Beacon Square Mixed Use

Location: Annapolis, Maryland
Size: 6 Stories, 508 Units, 86,297 SF Retail

This mixed use project in Annapolis, Maryland replaces an underutilized suburban office location with a vibrant mixed use center with a total of 508 units of multifamily, a 40,440SF grocery anchor, 1 and 2 story in-line shops and restaurants totaling 38,000 SF and 5,880 SF of vertically integrated retail. The first multifamily building is composed of 5-story Type IIIA wood frame construction over a partial concrete podium wrapping an 8 level open precast parking deck and includes 335 units of multifamily, generous leasing and amenity space, a pool courtyard, passive landscaped courtyards, and street level retail. Another 6-story multifamily building is 5 stories of Type IIIA wood frame over a full concrete podium, housing 173 units with retail and lobby/amenity space at street level. Residents will enjoy easy access to the grocer as well as walkable shops and restaurants.

The Station at San Marco

Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Size: 5 Stories, 345 Units, 5,000 SF Retail

1230 Hendricks Avenue is an urban infill, mixed use project along an active, central corridor in the San Marco area of Jacksonville. Designed to encourage walkability and bicycle access, this project provides a key connection near the growing medical center to the east and the shops and nightlife along Hendricks Avenue to the south. The 5-story wood-frame building houses 345 residential units and 5,000 square feet of street level retail. Residents enjoy multiple amenity options including an expansive fitness center, bike storage, pet spa, clubroom with gaming, lounging and remote work areas, spacious pool courtyard, lush garden courtyard, and views across the river to downtown Jacksonville from the rooftop pool and sky lounge topping the sixth level of the parking deck.

The Optima

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Size: 5 Stories, 298 Units, 6,000 SF Retail

The Optima is a mixed use development that sits adjacent to The Battery Atlanta, a destination entertainment center and home to Truist Park and the Atlanta Braves. The development includes 298 residential units in a 5 story Type IIIA wood frame building wrapping a 6 level open precast parking deck. 6,000 SF of street level retail/restaurant space front a large public plaza with water features, outdoor seating, and gathering spaces for the surrounding community and pedestrians to enjoy. The expansive streetscape is designed to accommodate ride share pick up and drop off for busy game days and events. Residents of The Optima will enjoy over 10,000 SF of leasing and amenity space including social work spaces, an expansive poolside clubroom and a 5th level sky lounge and outdoor patio overlooking the action in the plaza and the stadium beyond.

Verve Columbus Student Housing

Location: Columbus, Ohio
Size: 8 Stories, 153 Units

Verve Columbus is a private, off-campus multifamily project located in Columbus, Ohio. This 153 unit project was completed in 2023 and is composed of three and four story Type VA wood frame construction residential building. The first 2 levels are composed of Type 1-A metal stud framed duplex and townhome units, 7,000 SF of future retail spaces, 1,800 SF leasing center and 2,400 SF fitness center for residents all wrapping a two-story cast-in-place open, non-ventilated parking deck. Level 3 consists of Type I-A metal stud framed units. 5 stories of Type III-A wood frame construction sit on top a concrete slab on level 4. Additional amenities include a clubroom and pool courtyard at level 3, and an outdoor terrace at level 4. 2 of the 3 future retail spaces at the corner of King Street and N. High Street will be integrated into an existing historical facade to remain. The modern inspired exterior is composed of various color brick with metal paneling and cementitious siding.

The Exchange II

Location: Buford, Georgia
Size: 4 & 5 Stories, 376 Units

The Exchange II is a garden style apartment project located in Buford, Georgia. This 376 unit project is composed of 2-wood framed 4/5 split buildings, 3 split decks and (6) two-story direct entry garage unit buildings. Leasing and amenity areas are located in Building 1000. Amenities include clubroom, co-working space with micro-offices, market, fitness center, yoga, cross-fit room, dog wash and pool courtyard. There are 3 slip decks and parallel parking in front of Building 1000. The transitional modern inspired exterior is composed of wood tone siding, painted white brick with dark finishes on balcony railings. The flat roof gives the construction a more cleaner, modern feel.

Broadstone Centennial

Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Size: 7 Stories, 267 Units

Broadstone Centennial is a seven-story multifamily development within the ONEC1TY live-work-play masterplanned community in Nashville, Tennessee. The building is composed of four stories of Type VA wood frame construction over a concrete, cast-in-place podium with three levels of parking and liner units on a cast-in-place concrete slab below the podium. The units are a mix of studios, one, and two-bedrooms at an average size of 775 SF. Elevated atop the concrete podium is a pool amenity courtyard and garden courtyard. 8,000 SF of community amenities include a leasing office and social work space located at street level, clubroom and fitness on the 4th level adjacent to the pool deck, and a sky lounge on the 7th level. Tucked away from view is the parking garage which provides approximately 366 spaces.


Vue at The Quarter Upper Westside

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Size: 4 & 5 Stories, 271 Units

Vue houses 271 residential units within The Quarter Upper Westside, a master planned, mixed use development in this burgeoning, eclectic northwest Atlanta neighborhood. Three 4/5 story split buildings are designed to reflect the neighborhood’s industrial roots, with metal trim, large warehouse style windows and brick grid. The terracing slope of the site gives way to gorgeous views of the Atlanta skyline. Residents enjoy the comfort and convenience of a walkable community with 35,000 square feet of on-site dining, shopping and entertainment. The 7,000 SF clubroom and fitness area overlook an expansive 11,750 SF pool courtyard with lounge seating and an outdoor kitchen. Amenities include a dog spa, bark park and bike shop. Site design anticipates direct connectivity to the future 6 mile paved trail extension that will link the Silver Comet Trail to the Atlanta Beltline.

Alta Foundry

Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Size: 5 Stories, 223 Units

Just off the beaten path from the bustling Charlotte Avenue corridor, Alta Foundry is a residential urban retreat rooted in neighborhood history. The 5-story, 223 unit apartment community is designed to celebrate the context of the adjacent industrial buildings with large warehouse windows and exterior materials such as red brick and corrugated metal panels. Amenities include an open leasing area with co-working space, indoor/outdoor skylounge with city views, fitness center, pool courtyard, bark park, and multiple outdoor areas for activity or quiet reflection. The Type IIIA wood frame construction building wraps a 6 level parking deck.

Gainesville Midland

Location: Gainesville, Georgia
Size: 4 & 5 Stories, 214 Units

Gainesville Midland is a garden style multifamily project located in Gainesville, Georgia. This 214 unit project is composed of three 4-story and two 5-story buildings of Type VA wood frame construction. The two 5-story buildings have basements that contain a total of 14 units. Approximately 6,000 SF of leasing and amenities are integrated into the ground level in two different buildings. The modern farmhouse inspired façade consists of a mix of light and dark gray brick with dark gray cementious paneling and white board and batten siding. The flat modern roof completes the inspired look.

Alta Farms at Cane Ridge

Location: Antioch, Tennessee
Size: 2 & 3 Stories, 330 Units

Alta Farms is a multifamily development on a 37 acre wooded site in Antioch, Tennessee. Celebrating the surrounding farms and rolling hills of the Antioch area, the two and three story buildings are designed in contemporary farmhouse style with a clean contrasting palette of bright whites and light colored stone mixed with dark charcoal grays and black trim.

The undeveloped acreage provides a tranquil wooded setting for residents with winding trails and outdoor gathering areas scattered throughout the property. The clubhouse is nestled at the top of a hill with an infinity edge pool overlooking a wooded lake.

4 Story Surface Parked Multifamily

Location: Multiple
Size: 4 Stories

Our 4-story surface parked projects range from dense developments that are designed for walkable urban and suburban communities, to traditional garden style apartments, as well as more efficient and economical building types that are designed to target workforce markets or just a more attainable rent range.

3 Story Surface Parked Multifamily

Location: Multiple
Size: 3 Stories

Our 3-story surface parked projects range from luxury and specialty low-density residential, to traditional garden style apartments, to more efficient and economical building types that are designed to target workforce markets or just a more attainable rent range. We work with regional and national developers to design custom building types that become part of their regional or national portfolio.

2 Story Surface Parked Multifamily

Location: Multiple
Size: 2 Stories

This building type has an efficient floor plate with all direct-entry units for a private residential feel. These projects may be exclusively made up of 2-story buildings, or may include a blended density of 4, 3 and 2-story buildings to meet various market needs or to “step down” density in a transitional response to the community surroundings.

Senior Living/Active Adult

Location: Multiple
Size: Various Densities

The lifestyle demands of Senior Living and Active Adult communities continue to evolve with our aging population. Our design approach includes providing adequate resources for aging-in-place in combination with fresh design aesthetics, spaces for social activation, updated resort-style amenities, and thoughtfully integrated technology.

Student Housing

Location: Multiple
Size: Various Densities

Our purpose-built student housing portfolio ranges from complex urban high rise and mixed use projects to low-density townhome and cottage-style developments. We understand the strict schedule demands inherent to student housing and have proven our ability to work dynamically alongside clients and contractors to deliver projects on time. Constantly evolving and innovating, we strive to provide the best possible student experience in our spaces for living, socializing, learning, growing and connecting.

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