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.



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

Unbuilt (Construction Documents):
Santa Cruz Bible Church - Santa Cruz, CA
Bay Hills Community Church - Richmond, CA
Clear Creek Community Church - Friendswood, TX

Unbuilt (Master Planning/Schematic Design):
Crista Camps - Port Orchard, WA
Red Rocks Church - Golden, CO
Christ Community - Greeley, CO
Christ Fellowship - McKinney, TX
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.
Conducted analysis of local zoning, special ordinances and code compliance.
Rendered client presentation images using hand sketches, watercolors, SketchUp and Photoshop.
Developed Revit families, templates, and best practices for office transition to BIM.

Jun 2011 - Dec 2014


University of Colorado 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, Mathematics, 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