The Job Dylan Chappell completed for me was an extensive seven figure remodel of a rather plain, poorly built home in Montecito. The entire building was revised and restructured, with new elements, lines, new roof, new windows and doors, etc. He took an eye sore and made a beautifully elegant house of it. Essentially, Dylan gave us a virtually new building.

Stephen Gordon
Residential Remodel- Montecito, CA

Recently we’d asked Dylan for some input and ideas regarding a patio structure we’ve been thinking about having built. Again, Dylan was very flexible in accommodating our needs as we began to formulate exactly what it is we want. His ideas and renderings were very well thought out and communicated in a manner that allowed us to better hone in on exactly what it was we want to accomplish.

Kim Cooper
Patio Remodel- Montecito, CA

Finding a fairly good architect that is not overly concerned about costs or completion time is not to difficult. Finding a great one that you want to work with again and again is not easy.

Hal Lashee

Dylan did a fabulous job in translating our “wants and needs” into a finished product that we’ve been extremely happy with. In short, as challenging as the remodel process can be, the experience and the outcome was everything we’d hoped for.

Residential Remodel

A few years ago, we engaged Dylan Chappell to design a major remodel for our home in Santa Barbara. This was a very big commitment for us and something we’d be planning on doing for a few years. Throughout the entire process, Dylan was not only a sound and innovative creative voice, but it was always tempered with reasonable, pragmatic thinking.


In every aspect of design, Dylan is a true professional and extremely talented. His architecture is stylish, smart and unique to the clients he is working with. He is also a pleasure to work with! I highly recommend Dylan for your next project.

Coastal Design

Dylan has been fantastic working with clients, conveying their ideas into reality, integrating style and practical substance into every project. I recommend Dylan to all my clients and to you too! Whether a room addition, new house plans, hardscape planning or a tenant improvement he is a true professional, with architectural intellect servicing the whole spectrum of building.

Michael Lindley

I highly recommend Dylan for your next architectural project. He is an established expert in the field and I continue to rely on him for innovative designs that always exceed expectations. Dylan quickly returns calls. He is a great listener, a team player and would be an asset to your project. Give Dylan a call today!

Jack Kiesel
Landscape Architect

When I first began working with Dylan I was skeptical of how he would help with my new house. I had taken some Autocad classes and already had a good design I liked. I’d heard stories of architects envisioning elaborate and expensive plans that didn’t relate to what the home owner wanted. Working with a small budget I felt I was taking a big risk by paying for design services that I thought the contractor and I could work out. However, after seeing Dylan’s first revisions to my plans, I knew I had made the right choice by getting him involved. Not only did he improve on my ideas, he was able to get everything I wanted in less space with much needed additional storage. If you are looking for an architect that will listen to your needs, save you time and money and give you a great design, I can highly recommend Dylan Chappell.

Michael Lee

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