Monisha Adnani Bio

Monisha Adnani is a licensed architect and LEED Accredited Professional who has managed many of PMSM’s complex planning and design projects over the past 15 years in both the private and public sector. Her clients consistently praise her for being a great communicator who brings people into the dialogue and guides the decision-making process based on the group’s collective vision and goals. Monisha is an Associate Principal with PMSM Architects and is focused on universities/colleges, performing arts, and historic building renovations. She directly oversees design quality, project delivery, and mentors the staff at the Santa Barbara office.



University of Colorado, Denver
Master of Architecture
LS Raheja School of Architecture; India
Bachelor of Architecture


Member, Society for College & University Planners
Member, Community College Facility Coalition
Member, US Green Building Council
Member, American Institute of Architects
Member, League of Historic American Theatres
Board Member, AIA Santa Barbara Chapter


Cuesta College North County Campus Facilities Master Plan Update: American School of Universities
Granada Theatre; Citation Award; American Institute of Architects, California Council, 2011
Morgan Auditorium Renovation; American School & University Magazine
Hahn Hall; President’s Award, Santa Barbara Beautiful
Granada Theatre; President’s Award, Santa Barbara Beautiful