Joshua Paulsen

Joshua Paulsen

Minneapolis, MN, US



Licensed architect with 5+ years experience in diverse project types including single and multi-family, breweries and church facilities. Proven ability to coordinate successful design through partnership of the client, consultants, and contractors to create a cohesive project from programming to architectural details. Seeking to continue to grow professionally through mentorship, collaboration and emphasis on design excellence.



LSE Architects, Minneapolis, MN, US, Project Architect

Project architect for education and academic projects.

Jan 2018 - current

Visioneering Studios Inc, Denver, CO, US, Architect

Design and documentation of multi phase projects from master planning to construction, emphasizing design-build delivery and comprehensive coordination of architecture, interiors, graphics, and AVL design congruent with the owner’s mission and ministry.

Served 12 weeks as site superintendent for $3.1M remodel of Grace Church, coordinating subconsultants, remaining work and punch list items.

Grace Church - Roseville, MN
StoneBridge Church - Omaha, NE

Santa Cruz Bible Church - Santa Cruz, CA
Bay Hills Community Church - Richmond, CA
Clear Creek Community Church - Friendswood, TX
Christ Fellowship - McKinney, TX
Crista Camps - Port Orchard, WA
Red Rocks Church - Golden, CO
Christ Community - Greeley, CO
New Denver Church - Denver, CO
Journey Church - Bozeman, MT

Dec 2014 - Dec 2017

Coburn Partners, Boulder, CO, US, Designer

Produced design and construction drawings for breweries, commercial, multifamily, and single-family homes including local code/zoning analysis and presentation images.

Development of families and templates during the office transition to Revit.

Exterior architectural photography for firm project portfolio.

Breckenridge Brewery - Littleton, CO
The Ledges (29th St Apartments) - Boulder, CO
Penny Flats, Building 2 (210 S Maple) - Fort Collins, CO
Residential remodels and additions - Boulder, CO

Jun 2011 - Dec 2014


University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, US, MArch, Architecture and Planning

Design Build Certificate, participation in Design Build Bluff program and Kit Carson Redevelopment Fund HUD housing grant

Jul 2008 - Dec 2011

St Olaf College, Northfield, MN, US, Bachelors, ,

B.A. Mathematics
B.A. Studio Art

Sep 1996 - May 2000


AIA Colorado YAAG, Windcatcher House, Award

Built Project of the Year


AIA Colorado YAAG, Windcatcher House, Award

People’s Choice Award


TreeHugger Magazine, Windcatcher House, Award

Best Student Architecture Work


Areas of Specialization