Dills architects

Dills Architects Was Established Some 35 Years Ago. 

We've Stayed Successful Through Strong Relationships With Clients, Businesses, & Projects Of All Types.

(Most are still our clients today.)

Our Design Work, Project Management, & Quality Assurance Is Focused On Client Goals To Yield Meaningful Project Outcomes.

"Exceeded our      expectations, we have a facility we did not think possible"

                     David Pace, Transportation Director VBCPS

We Work In Great Markets With Great Clients:

Federal, State & Local Government

K-12 Schools

Higher Education





Private Development





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Dan Dills AIA

Clay Dills AIA LEED AP

Richard Harris AIA 

Edgar Gamayo AIA

Les Murfin AIA

Keith Kindler AAIA

Ron Madera AAIA

Gabi Bibee AAIA LEED

Kelsey Sinichko AAIA

Terry Bauer

Samantha Bryant SDA

Deedra Dills

Valerie Rhamy




We work closely with our clients in Pre-design work for project planning, studies, feasibility, programming, conceptual cost estimating, and phasing. We routinely develop early concept design options, project visualization, and 3D virtual modeling.

We offer full Architectural design services including master planning, space planning, interiors, graphics, and branding. We prepare, detail, and coordinate multi-discipline construction contract documents for building projects of all types, materials, and construction methods.

We design and meet most sustainability certification programs (LEED, Green Globes, Earthcraft, Living Building, etc.)


We provide project management tailored to project specifics and client expectations. Our success is due to our ability to keep projects on-time and on-budget. This requires regular cost and schedule checks for project coordination.

We maintain clear and concise communciation with our clients and design team. We set expectations early and follow those expectations through the project. Design work is particular and tailored to each client and project, and our project management maintains this high level of design within the project budget and schedule. Our project teams stay with our projects, for the life of the project. 

We have full time Construction Administration staff that organize construction phase documentation, and keep regular communication with our clients and design team. We use web based information sharing methods to maintain consistent access.


Written some time ago, these words still guide our work:

"We build because we can imagine beautiful and wonderful ways of living. Architecture is the fundamental demonstration of this belief.

In this light, Architecture becomes the primary way we mark the earth and make place. These marks will become the remains of our living, and we must reconcile the act of building with the natural place."

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1432 North Great Neck Road #204 VA Beach VA 23454 

1 757 496 4926