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Employee Appreciation Day 2019 – LA and OC office

On Friday June 7th our LA and OC offices took to the race-track at K1 Speed for our yearly employee appreciation day. Here’s to all the great work our team has been able to accomplish this year!         ⠀


Robin Donaldson participates in week-long residency at Maple St. Construct

From June 3rd through June 7th Robin Donaldson participated in an artistic residency at Maple St. Construct in Omaha Nebraska. ABOUT THE SHOW: “I think there is a question of time involved here.  If we take time in ordinary experience we have the present, the past and the future.  Now […]


Mark Hershman talks at Tangram’s Adaptive Workspaces for Growing Companies Panel

On June 4th 2019 Partner Mark Hershman spoke during a panel discussion regarding the topic: “Adaptive Workspaces for Growing Companies” Joined by industry leaders, Sara Escobar from Hulu, Linda Gross from Live Nation, Tony Kantarjian from Enter Environments, and workplace strategy expert Mark Chaput of Steelcase. The discussion centered around […]


Robin Donaldson talks at SBCAST in Santa Barbara with UCSB

On April 25th 2019 Robin Donaldson led a talk titled: “Three Houses:⁣ a story of relationships, tangents, and context in Montecito.” This talk was part of the Kitchell Architecture & Design Lecture Series, and in partnership with the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UCSB; taking place at SBCAST in […]


Masking Launch event at Hennessey + Ingalls

Having taken place in December 2018 in Santa Barbara, California, MASKING was an exhibit of over 40 large scale drawings, representing a year-long conversation between Robin Donaldson, AIA and Mike Nesbit about the role of drawing within contemporary art and architecture. On March 9th  at Hennessey + Ingall’s – Robin Donaldson, Mike Nesbit, Francesco Siqueiros, and Wes Jones talked […]


AIA Santa Barbara Design Awards Reception

Last night during Santa Barbara’s First Thursday, AIA Santa Barbara hosted the 2018 Design Awards Exhibition reception at Faulkner Gallery. Our very own Robin Donaldson, AIA spoke about a few of our award winning projects, along with several other influential Architects, and their projects.  


Skyline Residence featured on designboom

Our award-winning Skyline Residence has been recently featured on Designboom Check out the full story of this unique home and join the conversation on Designboom. A snippet from the article on Designboom: The Skyline Residence occupies a narrow, hillside site in Santa Barbara, California. Designed for an industrial designer with […]


ShubinDonaldson Takes home AIA SB’s Merit Award and two Honorable Mentions.

During the AIA Santa Barbara’s Annual Design Awards on December 7th, ShubinDonaldson’s Castaway Commons was awarded the Historic Preservation Merit Award. Two more designs by ShubinDonaldson garnered attention, with both the Skyline Residence and Mayumi receiving Honorable Mentions. You can view the announcement for the project along with other winners of […]


Robin Donaldson joined by Mike Nesbit – New Gallery Exhibit in Santa Barbara

ShubinDonaldson Partner, Robin Donaldson, AIA will be premiering a new exhibit with fine artist Mike Nesbit this December. MASKING is an exhibit of over 40 large scale drawings, representing a year-long conversation between Robin Donaldson, AIA and Mike Nesbit about the role of drawing within contemporary Art and Architecture. Though architectural drawings are conventionally used […]


AIA LA gives Honor Award to Mayumi during the 2018 Design Awards.

With its approach of micro-unit living within the urban context of Los Angeles, Mayumi’s orientation sets it apart from other Adaptive-reuse renovations in the area. During the 2018 AIA Los Angeles Design Awards on October 30th at the Egyptian Theater, ShubinDonaldson’s Mayumi project was awarded Honors by the AIA Los […]