Wildfire Landscape Design – Zone 2
California homeowners are no stranger to the dangers of wildfire. The video above is the second part of a four part mini series dedicated to landscape techniques that will help keep wildfires away from your home. Jack Kiesel stops in to give us the low down on Zone 2 of our landscape. If you are Read the full article…
How To Save Time and Money During the Permit Process
Want to learn how to save time and money during the permit process? Dylan breaks down 8 simple tips that can help you acquire the permit you need to start working on your next dream project! Do you have more questions about the permit process or DCA’s Great Design System? Leave a comment below!
4 Tips For Building in a High Fire Zone
Do you want to know how to defend your home from wildfires? If you are planning on building in a high fire zone, watch the video above to learn how to help protect your house. Do you have more concerns or questions about building in a high fire zone? Leave a comment below!
8 Tips For The Architectural Review Board In The County of Santa Barbara
After learning how the Santa Barbara County Architectural Review Board works, how do you know if your project requires design review? This week Dylan explains the requirements for architectural review and shares eight ways to help your project get approved by the Board of Architectural Review in the county of Santa Barbara.
Understanding The Santa Barbara County Board of Architectural Review
Want to build or alter your dream home in Santa Barbara County? The architectural review process can be a little overwhelming at first. That’s why we made this informative video. Click the link above to learn all about the Architectural Review Process in Santa Barbara County!
Home Design: DCA’s “Great Design System” – Construction Documents
In this week’s video, Dylan explains the importance of the Construction Document phase and why it can greatly effect the success of your project. Click on the above video to find out more!
5 Landscape Tips to Protect Your Home From Wild Fires
How can you make sure to protect your home against wild fires? In the video above we explain how to establish a defendable barrier around your home and stop the fire before it gets to your house. Jack Kiesel, owner of Kiesel Landscape Design, reveals his top 5 planting recommendations to help protect your home Read the full article…
Six Reasons Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Start Your Santa Barbara Home Project
2013 is finally here and we are looking forward to a very productive new year. Click here to watch the video above to find out six reasons why now is the perfect time to start your home project.
How To Get Your Landscape Plan Approved In Santa Barbara
Hi, this is Dylan, from Dylan Chappell Architects. In today’s video we are going to discuss three simple tips on how to get your landscape project through the Santa Barbara design review process. In case you didn’t know the city and county of Santa Barbara both require a landscape plan for new construction and Read the full article…
Home Design: DCA’s “Great Design System” — Design Development
How can we get you a great design catered to your specific lifestyle? How can you move in sooner, and for less? The answer is a great design system, and the third step in this system is called Design Development. Design Development is where we take your creation from being a great design and start Read the full article…