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About Us

It our mission to help affluent, sophisticated families like yours, create their vision of a legacy home. Elevation is a higher-level luxury home architecture in that we understand, protect and inspire your vision with our unique 3-D Matrix™ process, developed by an award-winning, Ivy-League architect. We leverage the vast experience of our team as well as the specialized talents of world-renowned expert design consultants who will take your vision beyond what you ever imagined. Let us create a legacy home that enhances your lifestyle for you and future generations for years to come.


| Lead Architect, Designers and Project Managers |


Kurt Erlbeck

Kurt Erlbeck has made an indelible imprint on luxury residences both in Southern California and internationally, with a broad 20-year professional background in both commercial and residential real estate. His vast experience encompasses all aspects of acquisition, financing, planning, development, construction, interior design, marketing, product sales and customer service. Kurt exemplifies excellent global perception with keen ability to conceptualize and visualize small to large-scale projects.

A licensed California architect since 1994, Kurt Erlbeck has established himself as a versatile designer specializing in the luxury home market. Whether modern or old world, the architectural style of the home has been taken to a higher level with a market oriented, trend setting design process that stands the test of time. Read More >


Anthony Rueden

Over 20 years experience in designing commercial and residential projects. Experienced in all phases of design and construction supervision. Extensive knowledge of architectural history. Able to quickly and efficiently produce hand drawn 3D perspectives, specifications and details. Skilled at managing multiple projects simultaneously. Able to design in numerous historical styles and variations. Read More >





| Awards |

International and Domestic Project Highlights while at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.mag_place

  1. San Diego Home and Garden Lifestyles, July 2011 Featured Home
  2. North Shore News, North Shore’s Finest Estate, June 2006, Norton’s Point Estate
  3. United Arab Emirates Cultural Center, Dubai, UAE--Museum, Theatre and Library, Winner of International Design Competition
  4. Warner Bros. Studio Campus, Los Angeles, CA, Fitness Center
  5. Texas Rangers Ballpark, Arlington, TX, Honorable Mention Award Winner
  6. Hollywood Bowl Renovation, Los Angeles, CA
  7. Trump Tower, Los Angeles, CA conceptual design proposal for world’s largest building
  8. Gas Company Tower, Los Angeles, CA, Published in the May 1995 issue of Architectural Record and Winner of AIA Award in 1995


| Affiliations |

We are proud partners of some of the worlds Best–In-Class suppliers. Here is a partial list of some of our partner companies we choose to associate with in the industry.


| Charitable Giving |

Charitable Giving (for all projects that are completed in a community ELEVATION will donate a portion of the company’s proceeds to a charitable organization in the clients community)

  1. Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation
  2. Rancho Santa Fe Community Center
  3. Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild
  4. La Jolla Community Center
  5. La Jolla Museum of Art
  6. Bishop’s School Annual Giving Campaign
  7. Poway School District
  8. Homes for Hope (ELEVATION takes a field trip to Mexico with a large team of architects and designers from the San Diego Area to build homes for the less fortunate in Mexico on an annual basis, clients are invited to join the process)
  9. Habitat for Humanity (ELEVATION provides a newly designed home in the name of the client and Elevation for every new luxury home that we design for a custom client)
  10. Younglife Organization
  11. Foundation of San Diego Charger Quentin Jammer