Brad Shapiro, AIA, CNU

Brad Shapiro, AIA, CNU


Brad has been practicing architecture for 37 years. He’ll tell you that he loves what he does so much that he doesn’t even consider it work, and he certainly means it. Brad dreamed of being a residential architect from his early teens and has pursued his passion since that time. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1985 and founded Shapiro & Company Architects in 1999. Today he serves as the Chief Executive Officer as well as head of design services. Brad’s wide range of expertise in the residential industry has led his firm to award-winning projects, gaining regional and national recognition.

A leader with great vision and energy, Brad guides the planning and design process from beginning to end. He ensures that each project meets the client’s needs as well as meets the requirements and constraints of the marketplace. Brad’s love of architecture and infectious personality is reflected in his commitment to his clients and employees.

Brad is also an active participant in numerous national and regional building-related conferences and seminars throughout the year. Some of the professional organizations he is proud to be a part of include:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Member of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)
  • National Low Income Housing Coalition
  • West Tennessee Home Builders Association
  • National Apartment Association
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  • Member of the Urban Land Institute
  • The University of Arkansas – Dean’s Circle, Advisory Council for the Dean of the School of Architecture composed of selected professionals across the United States.