Shannon Carpenter

AIA, Project Architect
Shannon Carpenter


Architectural and interiors experience in healthcare, commercial, workplace, retail, and theeducational fields of architecture. The majority of my experience lies within the educational and retail fields of architecture.

Current work includes mixed use retail architecture, automotive, core and shell design, as well as interior architecture renovations. Projects range from 10,000 square feet to 75 acres in size. Schematic Design through CA phase.

Previous job captain for the Toyota Image II rollout program. This program helps to revitalize and design Toyota dealerships throughout the United States, through the use of our design services. Our team has also completed several ground up facilities, as well as some LEED certified facilities. This includes the first LEED certified dealership, Pat Lobb.

I am a current co-chair of the Dallas AIA Emerging Leaders Program, member of the NCARB Test Specification Task Force, serve on the Texas Society of Architects Membership Committee, as well as the Young Architects Forum Committee -where I chair many events for young architects.

I serve on the learning, education, and IDP committees in our Gensler Dallas office. I also volunteer my time with many organizations throughout the Dallasarea including: Hearts and Hammers, We Care, Make aWish Foundation, Susan G Komen, and many others.

My hobbies include co-ed softball, mountain biking with my fiance, and playing with my two pups: Chopper and Walter (our new baby french bulldog).