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1998 University of Colorado at Denver Masters of Architecture

1986 Ball State University Bachelor of Architecture


As founding partner of Shipley Design, Carl Shipley leads the firm’s projects in Colorado, and California, Carl’s expertise in Single family, Multi- family Residential and is varied and diverse.


Having successfully executed and delivered projects of varying scales and typologies including a number of high- profile custom residential homes in the Rocky Mountains, Carl has created a diverse project portfolio for the company. Some of these significant projects include Larimar Square in Denver, Colordo, Denver Federal Center, and the Evergreen Country day School.


Carl brings over 30 years of experience in design and execution of large scale architectural projects, having gained his early work Semple Brown Roberts in Denver, Colorado, where he was involved in the design of the critically acclaimed Larimer Square Redevelopment.

SHIPLEYDESIGN was created and founded in 1989 by Carl Shipley. Carl has passion for all aspects of design, which permeates the entire practice. With over 30 years of experience, his combined expertise spans a dedication and passion for thought provoking design discourse in, architecture and urban design. 


Located in the historic gold mining town of Evergreen Colorado, an area know for its scenic beauty, towering mountains and relaxed lifestyle. 


SHIPLEYDESIGN seeks opportunities to work with creative and passionate clients who are seeking design environments which are modern, uplifting and culturally appropriate to the context.



Matthew as a Founding Partner and Creative Director at MEGAeco, aspires to envision and create memorable, culturally enriching places of lasting value. With over 25 years of professional  experience, filled with the adventure of constant global travel, he helps clients develop sustainable and contextually relevant projects that contribute to the community of mankind. Working in harmony with the environment, he has devoted his professional life to realizing destinations that stimulate, motivate and encourage a positive experience for all users. 


Over the course of his career, Matthew has specialized in the vision and design of complex large scale mixed-use projects. His projects integrate culture, lifestyle, density, transportation and the natural environment creating designs that reinforce meaningful planning solutions that evoke emotion and spirit, adding value and satisfying the clients’ aspirations. This makes  him uniquely qualified for design of projects in global emerging markets. 


Prior to founding MEGAeco, Matthew was Partner and Senior Associate and Director of Planning at WATG. Here he founded and established the Master Planning and Urban Design Studio with a strong focus on project visioning, design leadership, staff growth and mentoring of young and upcoming design talent.