Shelley has been working with communities to realize their building goals for over twenty years. She has extensive experience in recreational, cultural and institutional projects, and is very familiar with working with community groups to build projects that speak directly to their goals. Committed to creating positive public spaces, she has worked closely with many community groups undertaking extensive stakeholder engagement as part of the project process.
Shelley is well known for her commitment to “built in B.C.” design and research. She has received a Wood First Premier’s Award, AIBC Innovation Award and the 2009 WoodWorks Architect Award for her work featuring wood design and research. Shelley has presented lectures across the country on Urban Arts Architecture’s progressive wood designs and research.