Bryan Paulsen, AIA, CID, LEED AP

Principal, Senior Architect


Strong client relationships, thorough project understanding, and focused attention to each partner’s unique needs are hallmarks of Bryan’s 30+ year career. His expert programming and space planning skills help Bryan effectively manage projects that not only fulfill the design intent of ISG’s clients, but more importantly enhance their overall success well into the future.

Over his career, Bryan’s architectural leadership has earned numerous local, state, and national awards for design excellence. Bryan is also a recognized leader in adopting important industry innovations and technologies. Highlighting his leadership, Bryan embraced sustainable design early by earning his LEED Professional Accreditation and promoted Business Information Modeling technology well before either became industry standards. His dedication to constant improvement has facilitated high performance building projects for clients across the Midwest and continues to produce progressive designs.

Serving in leadership roles for numerous boards and organizations, Bryan is always seeking ways to better himself as a professional. Bryan recently served as President of AIA Minnesota, Minneapolis Chapter and was the first architect from Greater Minnesota to lead the organization in its 120+ year-history.


Expertise: Architecture

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