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 Paulsen’s 35+ year career. His expert programming and space planning skills help Bryan effectively manage a wide range of projects that not only fulfill the design intent of ISG’s clients, but more importantly enhance the end user’s experience.
Bryan’s architectural leadership has earned numerous local, state, and national awards for design excellence. A recognized leader in adopting important industry innovations and technologies, Bryan has stayed on top of the latest and greatest in architectural design. Highlighting his innovative leadership, Bryan embraced sustainable design early by earning his LEED Professional Accreditation, and promoted Building 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.
Bryan’s leadership within both his community and profession is highly regarded by colleagues and clients alike. Serving in leadership roles for numerous boards and organizations, Bryan is always seeking ways to better himself as a professional, a characteristic highlighted when he served as President of AIA Minnesota, Minneapolis Chapter, the first architect from Greater Minnesota to lead the organization.
Relator | Strategic | Maximizer | Positivity | Competition
AIA Minnesota Board of Directors, President
AIA Minneapolis Board, Chair
Mankato Family YMCA, Board Member
Feeding our Community Partners, Board Member
Greater Mankato Growth, Board Member
Minnesota State University, Mankato, Construction Management Board Member
Mankato Preservation Committee, Chair
South Central College, Architectural Advisory Board Member
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN