Melton McKean, LLC is a Design|Build firm located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.  Melton McKean, LLC offers comprehensive architectural design and planning, coupled with conscientious construction and responsible project management.  Melton McKean, LLC works with clients in the Brandywine Valley, and throughout nearby regions in Pennsylvania and Delaware.       


At Melton McKean, LLC our aim is to work with you — not for you — to create a sustainable structure that meets your needs and honors the land on which we build.  As your partner, our intent is to design and build structures with an environmentally conscious footprint using the most effective energies and innovative materials available.


You can expect to have a different experience when you work with Melton McKean, LLC because our mission goes beyond green building.  Our goal is to be good stewards who not only respect the process of building a new structure, but who also respect the earth and the limited resources we all share.


If you are looking to build a home, renovate an existing structure or create something totally new, consider Melton McKean, LLC whose fundamental commitment is to sustainable and renewable practices.  Equally skilled in commercial construction, community development, and workforce housing, we will lead you with commendable regard and respect for the process and the environment.

John McKean



PARTNER Melton McKean, LLC

John McKean spent five years building high end custom homes in Aspen, Colorado where he quickly developed an eye for the finer details of construction and carpentry.  Six additional years of building, mostly alternative, green-energy custom homes in Southern Colorado provided a new perspective and appreciation for a homes consumption and footprint.  When John moved to the East Coast in 2007, he joined Habitat for Humanity of Chester County, where he served as Director of Construction, directing all phases of construction, site selection and development. 


A diverse background of experience makes John a knowledgeable and talented partner for any project.  He believes in conscientious construction and responsible project management and is a valuable member of Melton McKean, LLC Design|Build.



Dennis C. Melton, A.I.A.



PARTNER Melton McKean, LLC

As Founder and Principal of Melton Architects, Dennis believes that "architecture is about people" and maintains a comfortable but professional office and a personal commitment to each client.  A well-known architect based in Kennett Square, Dennis is familiar with not only Chester County but also the surrounding areas. 


Dennis received his degree in architecture from Drexel University, has professional registration in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, and has 20 years experience working with a variety of projects types. He is currently President of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, a Chairperson for the Greater Brandywine Cultural Alliance, and a Program Chair for the Martin Luther King Community Breakfast.


Dennis brings his enthusiasm for coupling people and they spaces they inhabit to Melton McKean, LLC Design|Build.

Comprehensive architectural design and planning, coupled with

conscientious construction and responsible project management

Residential and commercial new construction, additions and renovations, and community development.

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