Welcome to Julian M. Utley Architect, PLLC; we are a full-service architectural firm for residential and small to medium size commercial projects.  We create distinctive building solutions to bring our client's vision to reality.  Our goal is to make the design process an enjoyable experience.  Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or to discuss a building project you have coming up.   


Contact us to find out about our "Needs and Options Analysis" system to see how we can help make your project a success.  Also, you can visit the FAQS page of our website to find out more about our "Needs and Options Analysis".


  • Children’s Museum of Richmond (CMoR)

  • Closet Factory of Richmond

  • Graybeale Construction

  • The Patron Mexican Restaurants

  • Sedona Taphouse

  • YWCA of Richmond

7 Keys to Building Project


We enjoy speaking to community groups, businesses and other organizations about architectural issues.  Topics include: The process of a building project, When & why do you need an architect,  Architect's fees, What services do architects provide, Site Selection & Master Planning, Construction Contracts (Bidding vs. Negotiation), Establishing a budget and more.  Please contact us to request a speaking engagement.


on the boards

New 2,300 sq. ft., two-story single-family residence to be built on a secluded wooded lot in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

New 2,060 sq. ft. two-story single family residence cape with craftsman style details.