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Rising Stars in Architecture – Elijah Pearce, RA, LEED AP

Rising Stars in Architecture – Elijah Pearce, RA, LEED AP


RRM Design Group

Santa Barbara, CA

Elijah brings an extraordinary blend of talents to the table, balancing practicality, artistry, and empathy. Promoted to principal of RRM Design Group this year, Elijah specializes in large-scale housing projects that contribute to solving California’s affordable housing crisis. He recently published a children’s book, “The Architectural Alphabet: A Young Architect’s First Primer,” blending his profession, his artistic talent, and his passion for learning and sharing. He spearheads RRM’s “Draws for a Cause,” a team of colleagues who donate their time and expertise to create stunning pro-bono renderings for non-profit organizations. Elijah melds his talents with an effective and diplomatic flair that impresses clients and imprints an important mark on communities.

Accomplishments/Projects: Arrowhead Grove Master Planned Community, Project Manager and Architect–San Bernardino, CA; Gardens on Hope Project, Project Manager–Santa Barbara, CA; Rancho Sierra Senior Apartments–Camarillo, CA

Education: BS in Architecture (minor in Catholic Social Tradition), University of Notre Dame

Professional/Public Service: St. Barbara Parish Community Life Committee, University of Notre Dame Admissions Volunteer Coordinator