Melzer Deckert and Ruder Architects, Inc. is a professional firm specializing in innovative planning and architectural design. Mark Melzer, Steve Deckert, and Timothy Ruder formed MDR with complimentary expertise in the areas of design, project management, construction, computer technology, and business.
MDR's objective is to provide our clients with unique design solutions that are responsive to performance and social needs - not artistic trends - and to create durable, sustainable, and inspiring projects. 75 years of combined experience have taught us to follow these straightforward principles.
We provide services for a wide variety of project types including recreational, hospitality, office, residential, master planning, and urban design. We encourage a team approach that engages the client and all consultants proactively and creatively.