Josh Blumer, AIA, NCARB

Josh Blumer, AIA, NCARB

Santa Barbara, CA, US



AB design studio (ABds) is committed to consistently redefining and expanding the perception of what is possible for people and our communities through architecture and design. We value creativity and a rigorous process of problem solving. ABds strives to unleash explorative context-based designs that allow us to creatively re-assess what a built environment can provide for its users and the future.

We believe successful solutions are communicative, tangible and visible. Effective visualization provides valuable information for the project team and client to present and realize the design with local agencies, decisions makers, consultants and builders.

We are committed to our clients and to designing emotive architecture that improves the quality of life and makes a difference. We explore the potential of each design utilizing innovative techniques and thoughtful use of materials in order to translate it into practical, responsible and buildable projects.



AB design studio, inc., Santa Barbara, CA, US, Principal Architect & Co-Owner

integrator - creative catalyst

Jul 2005 - current


The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, DK, BArch, DIS

Jan 1996 - Jun 1996

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, BArch, ENVD

Jan 1992 - Jun 1995

Areas of Specialization