ShubinDonaldson cultivates a disciplined creative work environment that rewards rigor, creativity, and integrity.

Who We Are

ShubinDonaldson is defined by our shared values of:

Mining the tension between commerce and art through creative investigation

A strategic response to constraints

The judicious allocation of all resources

A commitment to balancing our rigorous work ethic and well-being

Our professional staff is committed to innovative contemporary design solutions. We do our best work collaborating with clients who have high standards and who are well-informed about the value of design.


Evolution of Our Practice

ShubinDonaldson (SD) was founded in 1991 by Robin Donaldson, AIA and Russell Shubin, AIA with a shared vision to provide architectural services for discriminating, ambitious clients who appreciate quality design. Mark Hershman joined SD in 2000 and has been elevated to partner in 2017.


Through a collaborative focused effort, we deliver thoughtfully conceived residential homes, commercial buildings, and interiors that are imbued with an attention to value, authentic material expression, and exquisitely executed details - All on time and budget.


Our work is conceived with attention to value, authentic material expression, and exquisitely executed details, on time and on budget.


Design Awards

A rigorous investigative design approach is employed in pursuit of making elegantly crafted, memorable places.


Design Approach

ShubinDonaldson provides innovative environments for strategic, design savvy clients.

Projects are organized as a team effort, led and coordinated by an assigned project manager and project architect.