Land Development & Building is a new generation of custom homebuilders in the Indianapolis area.
Our team of innovative thinkers, craftsmen and suppliers brings passion and professionalism to our unique residential homes. Everyone involved is dedicated to building homes designed for living that are sustainable and withstand the test of time.
Casey Land Owner, Land Development & Building
With over 30 years of building and development experience in the Indianapolis area, Casey Land brings a veteran engineering eye and an innovative approach to homebuilding. His passion for building eco-friendly, smartly designed homes in vibrant communities pushed Casey to the forefront in adopting the pocket neighborhood concept in the Midwest. His early experience working for his father’s bridge-building company instilled in him the importance of superior craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail. From custom-built homes to residential neighborhood developments, Casey’s work guarantees buyers the highest standards of quality throughout.
Ross Chapin Architects Architecture and Site Planning
Ross Chapin Architects is dedicated to community-building, environmental stewardship, and expression of the simple joy of living through the creation of wonderfully detailed, “sensibly-sized” custom homes and soulful, vibrant built environments. A full-service architectural firm based on Whidbey Island since 1982, RCA has earned consistent recognition and major awards, the most recent of which are the 2007 & 2009 AIA National Honor Award and the 2007 Residential Architect Magazine Merit Award. The firm’s work is regularly published in widely-distributed magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Find Homebuilding, Metropolitan Home, Sunset, Cottage Living, and Coastal Living, as well as in numerous books, perhaps most notably in Sarah Susanka’s bestselling “Not-So-Big” series. Mr. Chapin leads the six-person team at RCA in their successful collaboration with developers, city planners and builders to create innovative housing and neighborhood prototypes that have received significant national attention and shifted mainstream development thinking.
Ross Chapin, AIA Architect
Ross Chapin, AIA, is the founder and Principal Architect of RCA. He is active in his home community of Langley, WA, where he championed the innovative “pocket Neighborhood” code that has been used as a model across the country. Through his work at RCA and as a joint partner with the Cottage Company, he has developed a comprehensive understanding of the subtle and vital connection between authentic design and place that nourish the individual and community. He regularly speaks at universities and professional forums, and is currently writing a book for Taunton Press about neighborhoods.
Karen DeLucas, Associate AIA Project Manager
Karen DeLucas has fourteen years of experience in residential architecture, seven of which have been with Ross Chapin Architects. As project manager, she has been intimately involved with all stages of design and construction on the Conover Commons and Danielson Grove projects as well as all of RCA’s current ‘pocket neighborhood’ projects. Her innate ability to analyze and critically assess problems and to find creative solutions has been invaluable to the firm. She brings a sensitive eye for detail to every project as well as the ability to hold on to the big picture. Her passion is creating spaces that both foster community and enrich the individual experience.