Dylan Chappell has come full-circle from his Ventura College days. Studying in the college’s architecture program, Chappell went on to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, to complete his degree and become a licensed architect. With his own architecture firm, Dylan Chappell Architects based in Carpinteria, which employs three people, he is overseeing the design of […]
March 12, 2018 As the Thomas Fire blazed across Ventura in mid-December, many families were devastated to learn about the loss of their homes, possessions and memories. Dylan Chappell’s family was one of these families. Looking forward, the long road to healing and rebuilding for this town will be a difficult one, but Dylan Chappell […]
Two hours earlier, it looked like Dylan Chappell’s Ondulando home might survive the Thomas Fire as it pushed its way through Ventura’s hillsides in a random path, preying on a house here but not one just down the hill. Then the fire jumped. Chappel’s cellphone buzzed. It was Damien Zegers, who lived on the same street, […]
Need help defending your home from wildfires? Planning to build in a high fire zone? Check out these 4 simple tips that can help protect your home from a fire!
Need help defending your home from a wildfire? In Part 1 of this 4 Part mini series Dylan Chappell and Jack Kiesel show off 5 plants that can help fireproof your landscape.
Do you live in a high fire zone? Check out part 2 of 4 of our video series dedicated to High Fire Landscape Design and learn how to protect your home from wildfires!
Do you live in a high fire zone? Check out part 3 of 4 of our video series dedicated to High Fire Landscape Design and learn how to protect your home from wildfires!
Do you live in a high fire zone? Check out part 4 of 4 of our video series dedicated to High Fire Landscape Design and learn how to protect your home from wildfires!
At Dylan Chappell Architects, we favor the clean lines and natural materials that are often the first indication that you’re dealing with a contemporary design aesthetic. In this post, we examine a collection of modern-style ceiling fans designed by Ron Rezek of The Modern Fan Co. Rezek is a design entrepreneur who started five successful […]
As some readers may know, the theme of the July/August 2015 issue of Dwell magazine is smart homes. Once the stuff of science fiction films, many homeowners are today linking their houses with state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems to create more comfortable, efficient, and streamlined lifestyles. Citing Porch and Lowe’s 2014 Smart Home Survey, Dwell‘s […]