Based in Boston’s South End since 2014, MFDS, Monte French Design Studio, is an award-winning architecture and urban design firm practicing in a broad array of building types and urban scales. With over 20 years of experience, principal Monte French leads MFDS to provide comprehensive design services from feasibility studies and permitting through construction administration to a range of clientele including institutions, developers, private entities, and individuals.
MFDS seek solutions that minimize risk and mitigate uncertainty in all scales of the built environment, with a deep interest in how we shape our cities. We provide intelligent and pragmatic solutions in a rapidly evolving industry and environment; employing a critical and collaborative design process that is underpinned and guided by nuanced experience in project management and extensive knowledge of building construction. We are hands-on designers that lead and collaborate with other like-minded professionals, with a shared commitment to providing quality, sustainable, and beautiful projects and products.