Benton & Benton Architects is an architecture firm led by Andrew and Paul Benton. This father-son team has extensive experience in coastal permitting, design and development, and have worked on numerous projects including multi-function institutional spaces, airports, classrooms, medical clinics – and custom residences near their office in La Jolla and all over San Diego.

Black and white portrait of Andrew Benton, Project Manager

Andrew Benton

Principal Architect

Andrew has worked with his father Paul in project management, construction management and design roles since 2003. He has worked on projects large and small, often providing construction and project management for larger scale reconstruction and renovation projects for several Homeowners’ Associations and institutional design projects for San Diego’s Universities.

Andrew brings a keen eye for elegant design solutions while navigating the variety of challenges encountered during the design and construction of projects, while maintaining the project program, enhancing aesthetics and amenities, designing for barrier-free construction, and complying with governmental requirements.

Black and white portrait of Paul Benton, Architect and Engineer

Paul Benton

Architect + Engineer

As both a Registered Professional Engineer and Architect, Paul can visualize complex structural details while in the preliminary planning stages, providing an appealing design that also meets highly technical requirements. Paul is chair of the La Jolla Development Permit Review Committee and recently completed nine years of service on the La Jolla Shores Planned District Advisory Board. He is an accomplished designer and project manager with a record of work at the San Diego International Airport, Port of San Diego, local universities, and numerous commercial and custom residential projects.