Tag archives: Robin Donaldson

The Making of Hill House: A Lively and Sometimes Humorous Talk About Serious Play
By Julian Harake   |   May 21, 2024

In the short time since its completion, Bruce Heavin and Robin Donaldson’s “Hill House” has acquired a fabled reputation among Santa Barbara design cognoscenti. Few have seen the house in person, yet rumors abound. So in a sense the recent talk about the residence was a coming out party and the first deep dive into […]

Faulty Hydrant Causes a Fire Safety Conflagration on Padaro Lane
By Nick Schou   |   November 15, 2022

Unless you’re a dog, most of us never think about fire hydrants until you need one. Such was the case when Robin Donaldson, an architect for a residential renovation project on Padaro Lane in Carpinteria, applied for a routine building permit with the county. His plans had already been approved by the California Coastal Commission […]