pelican studio unique architecture
pelican studio                                      unique architecture 

who am i?

          “With over 35 years of working at small and large architectural firms, I am confident I can help you thru your unique project.   Experience has shown that the best of my various skills is solving unique architectural problems.  Whether it’s straight-foward or a little more complicated than intended – I provide solutions that owners need.   I love all aspects of the process - design, drafting, and construction oversight – it’s all vital to the success of every project. “

                                                                                                                                    - Paul Shirley, Owner



Paul is a registered architect with over 35 years' experience as a project architect.  His experience includes educational facilities, entertainment venues, healthcare, mercantile, multi-family and single-family residential and industrial facilities of all sizes located throughout Ohio’s Tri-State area.  He is currently owner of Pelican Studio, LLC, which specializes in managing clients with unique projects through the design/construction process and the obstacles encountered.  Paul is a long-time member of American Institute of Architects (AIA), having served in many local capacities, and is a past Associate Director Board member of the Cincinnati AIA Chapter.  He has extensive experience mentoring Architectural Registration Exam (ARE) candidates preparing them to take the exam and conducting ARE workshops.  Paul served for eight years as adjunct professor at University of Cincinnati, College of Applied Sciences, teaching many of the core curriculum courses.  He holds a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certification and has most recently served his first year on NCARB’s Task Force preparing Case Studies for the ARE5.0.  He holds other certifications to his "alphabet soup" such as LEED certification for new Building Design and Construction (LEED AP bd+c) and is a registered "Safety Assessment Program" (SAP) evaluator, in the aftermath of a natural disaster will assist emergency services with evaluations of homes and other habitable structures.

contact me today!

pelican studio architect
10449 gateway dr

cincinnati, oh 45242

p: 513.652.8700



Registered Architect:  in Ohio and Kentucky

NCARB Certified

LEED Accredited Professional BD+C

(2009 - present)

Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Evaluator



University of Cincinnati

Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering

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