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.


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