New View: A Curated Visual Gallery - 20 Magnificent Homes by California Architects - In New View: California you’ll meet top California architects who present their finest California home designs: Josh Blumer, William Hayer, Jeff Zimmerman, Michael Ferguson and Kirby Smith, Robert Swatt and George Miers, Greg Faulkner, Ryan Marsden, Todd Gordon Mather, Mark English, Neal J.Z. Schwartz, Joanne Koch, Antonina Markoff and Bruce Fullerton, Cynthia Wang and Brendan Canning, Mary Ann Gabriele Schicketanz, Michael Holliday, Timothy Chappelle, Philip Liang, Nick Noyes, Geddes Ulinskas, Barbara Chambers. A meticulously curated collection, New View: California delves into the making of a wide variety of homes, each designed to express a sense of place. Whether along the Pacific coast, nestled in the mountains, or in the heart of an acclaimed cityscape. Part anthropological and part declarative, New View: California is an enlightening, inspired story of how architecture shapes our civilization. BENTON BUCKLEY BOOKS

MONTECITO JOURNAL - The RIV Magazine - Transformative Design - AB design studio's Dedication to Community Driven Projects


AIASB Design Awards, Honorable Mention Small Projects - Container Pavilion at Intersect + VKCC Coffee

NOOZHAWK - Proposed 44-Room Hotel Gets Positive Review for Site Near Santa Barbara’s Amtrak Station

NOOZHAWK - 30-Room Hotel Moves Closer to Final Approval in Downtown Santa Barbara


  • Architizer A+Awards, Popular Choice Winner Best Private House (M 2000-4000 sq ft)  - Quarry House

  • Gold Nugget Awards, Award of Merit Innovative Housing Concepts  - HO:ME 296

  • AIASB Design Awards, Honorable Mention Commercial - Hideaway Santa Barbara

  • ARCHITIZER - The World's Best Architecture 2022

  • DESIGN \ MILK - A Humble 1950s Wood Cabin Becomes a Retreat-Like Home in Montecito

  • ARCHELLO - Quarry House

  • DEZEEN - Quarry House in California receives extensive renovation by AB design studio

  • ARTRAVEL - Des Espaces et de Hommes

  • PLAIN - A Wrap-Around Wood Deck and Large Boulders Define this California Residence

  • NOOZHAWK - In Split Vote, Carpinteria Council Accepts Revised Plans for Surfliner Inn Project

  • 2021

  • NOOZHAWK - Developers Set Sights on East Haley Street in Santa Barbara for 48-Unit Apartment Project

  • The California Style: Architecture on the Edge in Paradise - The California Style Book is a complete compilation of the most relevant architects, landscape designers and interior designers in California. Containing the latest projects of 24 selected Californian professionals, this work reveals the most beautiful homes, residences, retreats, sustainable houses, haciendas, chic apartments, gardens, terraces & outdoor spaces, pool houses, cottages, urban developments, cultural centers and sports facilities completed in the last years.
  • 2020

  • Gold Nugget Awards, Grand Award Renovated or Restored Single Family - Quarry House

  • Gold Nugget Awards, Award of Merit Renovated or Restored Single Family - Quarry House

  • FRANCESC ZAMORA MOLA - The California Style: Architecture on the Edge in Paradise

  • MONTECITO JOURNAL - Welcome to the New Santa Barbara






  • SB Beautiful Awards, Commercial Property - Funk Zone Santa Barbara

  • SB Beautiful Awards, Architectural Feature - Lucky Penny - Penny Wall

  • PCBT Spirit of Small Business, Green Business of the Year - Design Studio

  • NOOZHAWK - New Name, Groundbreaking Ahead for Santa Barbara Children’s Museum Project




  • USGBC California Central Coast, Green Office - Design Studio

  • AIAC3 Residential Design Awards, Merit Award UnBuilt - HO:ME - HASLO




  • Lifecycle Competition, Honorable Mention - ME:LU

  • AIAVC Design Awards, Honor Award Commercial/Institutional - Sugarbug Dental