Kellen Shipley, AIA
Associate (510) 465-7010 x129

Kellen brings to the firm a dedication to affordable and inclusive housing and excellence in design. He strives to integrate contemporary aesthetics and sustainability with vernacular building traditions within the Bay Area’s urban fabric. He has spent much of his tenure at PYATOK seeking creative solutions to California’s housing crisis through project work, in-office events, and participating in community organizing and service. Travel, urban exploration, sketching, and 35mm photography are foundational aspects of Kellen’s design approach and he has exhibited photographic work in California and Oregon.

Before pursuing architecture, Kellen received a B.A. in Art History from UCLA and worked for art galleries and museums in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He enjoys playing music and getting outdoors in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. He was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California.

Pictured:Alta Madrone Affordable Community, Sonoma

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Pyatok - Kellen Shipley, AIA