David Applebaum creates beautiful works of architecture that are an expression of the life and taste of each client. Indeed, every commission is a uniquely choreographed blend of the client’s dreams, the setting’s personality and the architect’s insight.

David Applebaum, founder and principal of David Applebaum Architect takes direct charge of each project, bringing his experience and vision to the entire design and building process. One of Southern California’s most highly respected architects; he has proven himself equally adept with both historical and modern designs.

Cuba Gooding Jr., Diane Keaton, Frank Sinatra, Rupert Murdoch, Brad Grey, Bob Hope, Manfred Simchowitz, and Jeff Ayeroff are just some of the celebrity clients who have chosen David Applebaum Architect to design their homes. Others like Quincy Jones, Esprit and Virgin Records turn to David Applebaum for their commercial work. Many more, far from the spotlight, also enjoy the David’s brilliant design, incomparable service and simple philosophy

David Applebaum graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University in 1980. He earned a Master of Architecture from UCLA in 1984, where he was awarded Best Thesis Project. Prior to opening his studio, David Applebaum established his credentials and reputation for excellence at the architectural offices of Edward Grenzbach in Los Angeles, Franklin Israel in Los Angeles and Joseph D’Urso in New York City. David Applebaum has been licensed to practice Architecture in the State of California since 1990.