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Pacific Palisades, CA
RLB Architecture
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West Los Angeles Based, Innovative & Award-Winning Architecture Firm

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At RLB Architecture we partner, educate and endeavor to protect our clients’ best interest through the entire decision-making design and construction process. Our creative and streamline problem solving approach leads to a satisfying quality outcome that also saves our clients’ money, time and frustration. Our core values include: • Caring/Protecting—We protect our clients because their best interests come first. • Leadership—We conduct the entire project team to produce a successful outcome. The principal, Richard Blumenberg, is involved in all phases of the project. • Craftsmanship—We produce highly detailed drawings that allow the contractor to bid and build the project right the first time. • Problem-solving—We observe the construction of the contractor and endeavor to make sure that the work is in conformance with our drawings to achieve a high-quality result. We are proactive to respond quickly to contractor’s questions and needs which results in money and time savings by the client and contractor. • Partnering—With our expertise, we educate our clients while being active- listeners so they are comfortable and trust every decision that’s being made on the way. RLB Architecture was established in 1997 by Richard Blumenberg, AIA, LEED AP, after a 16-year partnership in Choate Associates. He is the architect of over 150 projects ranging from residential remodels/additions, to new homes, and commercial projects. Richard's career in architecture began by creating award winning senior citizen housing while serving in the Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program. Experience was acquired in hotel and commercial projects while working at Maxwell Starkman AIA, and Associates. He is a community leader in Pacific Palisades, where he lives and is the consulting architect of 5 homeowners associations, on the Land Use Committee of the Community Council, and is Chair of the Board of the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce. His work has been published in Luxe, House Beautiful, California Homes, Los Angeles Home and Décor, and the Los Angeles Home Book.

Services Provided

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Home, Deck Design, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Garage Design, Green Building, Guesthouse Design & Construction, Handicap-Accessible Design, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Gym Design & Construction, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, Mudroom Design, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Outdoor Kitchen Design, Pool House Design & Construction, Project Management, Rooftop Deck Installation, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Home Theater Design, Media Room Design, Elevator Design, Spec Home Design

Areas Served

Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood Los Angeles, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Culver City, Encino, Hidden Hills, Lake Balboa, Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, North Hollywood, Pacific Palisades, Playa Del Rey, Playa Vista, Reseda, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Sun Valley, Tarzana, Topanga, Valley Village, Van Nuys, Venice, West Hills, West Hollywood, Winnetka, Woodland Hills, Hancock Park


Leed Accredited Professional, DSW-Volunteer Safety Assessment Program--Cal EMA2014 Tenth anniversary Exhibition--Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Southern California Chapter2000 Calibre Team Award Honorable Mention Chair of The Board- Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce