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ShubinDonaldson participating in the 2020 Venice Biennale

In partnership with the MATT Construction, ShubinDonaldson will be participating in this year’s Venice Architectural Biennale. The event will be taking place at Palazzo Bembo, hosted by the European Cultural Center (


Mark Hershman invited to speak at Woodbury University’s Distinguished Alumni Lecture

The Woodbury School of Architecture has invited Mark Hershman to speaks as a Distinguished Alumni, due to the current circumstances with COVID-19 the lecture’s date is to be determined. The lecture will include alumni Mark Lahmon ’97, Founding Principal of Lahmon Architects and will be held at Bestor Architecture.   […]


Russell Shubin, AIA talks at Facades+ Los Angeles

Founding Partner Russell Shubin, AIA participated during this year’s Facades+ LA conference. Alongside industry leaders, Russell discussed ShubinDonaldson’s approach and future direction of Adaptive Reuse projects in the Los Angeles area. About the panel: Adaptive reuse acknowledges the historic character and authentic materials of existing properties, which, when retrofit, allow […]


Robin Donaldson, AIA kicks off SBCAST’s Four-Part Architectural Exhibition Series with ‘Artifacts’

Come as You Are  A Four-Part Architectural Exhibition Series  Featuring four modern architecture studios based in Santa Barbara, hosted by SBCAST. September – December, 2019. Robin Donaldson, AIA of ShubinDonaldson kicks off the series with ARTIFACTS. Throughout the architectural design process, countless models, mockups, and drawings are produced. We call these artifacts and consider their referential […]


Robin Donaldson, AIA Speaks at AIA Nebraska Lecture Series

Partner Robin Donaldson, AIA spoke during the AIA Nebraska Lecture Series in Omaha, Nebraska. Robin discussed the process surrounding two recent gallery shows, (‘MASKING’ + ‘A Surfers Time’) and how they relate to his architectural process and projects in Southern California, including the Pepper Hill Residence currently under construction in […]


Tramonto Residence Featured in Residential Design Magazine

Our award-winning Tramonto Residence was published in Residential Design: Read Online. From the Article: “From one side, this terraced house looks as if it grew from the steep green slope on which it stands. From the other, it seems to float above it, a pavilion on a scrubby perch. Large […]


Robin Donaldson, AIA joins MCASB’s ‘In Conversation’ Series, discussing exhibitions.

As part of MCASB’s ‘In Conversation’ Series, Robin Donaldson shared insight into the work that goes on behind the scenes of exhibitions alongside Ninette Paloma, and Aerial Performer. From MCASB’s Event page: “Have you ever wondered what it takes to make an exhibition? How to exhibit music? Ninette Paloma, Aerial Performer, […]


Director of Research & Development F. Myles Sciotto speaks at the New School of Architecture and Design

In August, Director of Research & Development Dr. F. Myles Sciotto spoke at the Neuroscience for Architecture, Urbanism and Design Summer Intersession at the New School of Architecture and Design – discussing the technologies and tools that empower our profession.


Tramonto Residence Featured in Interior Design Magazine

Our award-winning Tramonto Residence was published in the Interior Design Magazine June Issue: Read Online. From the Article: “The Pacific Palisades holds no shortage of contemporary houses. Stunning, some. Large, many. This collaboration between ShubinDonaldson and Magni Kalman Design is decidedly both. What makes the property a standout, for starters, […]


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!         ⠀