Our Firm

CSA Architects is an accomplished architectural firm with a strong focus on cost effective design, personal attention and detailed follow through for all projects. CSA is based in Santa Barbara, California, with clients throughout the Western United States.

Offering a full range of services, from conceptual design to complete working drawings, and construction administration, we tailor our services to your specific project.

CSA specializes in both single & multi-family residential design. We are well versed in all types of projects, ranging from new construction to remodels, additions and renovations. We have extensive experience with affordable housing programs, mid-rise residential developments, multi-family condominiums as well as custom homes and estates. Our capabilities also encompass community centers, commercial buildings, mixed use projects and accessory dwelling units (ADUs).

Founded by Carl Schneider in 1993, CSA is currently under the direction and ownership of Natalie Cope Phillips, AIA.