Welcome to RLB Architecture

We are a high-end, traditional home design firm based in Pacific Palisades, California.

What Are You Looking for in an Architect?

A Partner Who Listens to You

Tell us what you want. Let’s work together to put your ideas into action. Let RLB Architecture help you realize your vision for your dream home.

A Facilitator Who Protects Your Interests

From planning through construction, we’ll shepherd you through the process and educate you along the way. Trust RLB Architecture to have your back and guard your investment.

A Craftsman Who Delivers

We have the experience and design expertise to give you a home that is both beautiful and timeless. No detail is too small or request too big when it comes to giving you the home of your dreams.

Tell Us About Your Project

What problems do you want to solve? Describe your dream home. We’re here to listen.

Why Work With RLB Architecture?

We’re honest, professional, and easy to work with

We’re an award-winning firm with years of experience

Our design expertise is exceeded only by our listening skills

We assist in getting your drawings signed off by the building department and permits ready for issue

Our oversight keeps vendors honest

We sign off at every stage

We act as your internal quality control

We endeavor to protect you against cost overruns and code issues

We’ll give you the home you love and deserve

RLB Architecture
Established 1997

Based in Pacific Palisades, California, and serving the Los Angeles Westside communities and beyond, RLB Architecture is an award-winning architecture and design firm specializing in new residential design and custom remodels and additions. Working in a range of traditional architectural styles quintessential to Southern California, our firm employs timeless design principles combined with excellent craftsmanship and personal service to give our clients the home of their dreams.

Our Portfolio

New Home project-the Rottmann residence

New Homes

Creating the home of your dreams from the ground up.

Remodeling project-the Brubaker residence

Additions and Remodels

Transforming the home you have into the home you’ve always wanted.

Smaller home project-Goldman residence

Smaller Homes

Small doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful and luxurious.

Case Study-Summit Drive home

Case Studies

 A closer look at our design process.

Working with Richard is always a pleasurable experience for the client and for me. His designs are lovely and well thought-out. I am always assured that when I refer him, the client will be completely satisfied.

Melissa Partridge

Interior Designer

One of the best things I can say about Richard is that he really LISTENS to his clients and works with them to ensure that the end result is something both client and architect can be proud of.

Bob Agulnek


Richard has designed two houses for us, one on a cliff and the other in a glade. His work resulted in classic houses of great beauty, delivered on time and on budget.

Bob Glenn


Book a free consultation with us today.

Let us show you how we can help you create the dream home you’ve always wanted. As your partner, we will protect your interests and guide you through your journey. Message us today for a free evaluation.

Or call (310) 459-0244


RLB Architecture is a high-end architecture and design firm that provides custom design, planning, drafting, and construction administration services for projects in the Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Malibu, Santa Monica, and other Westside communities. Richard L. Blumenberg is the proprietor.


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RLB Architecture
15200 Sunset Bl, #201
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 459-0244