Scott Shell

J. scott shell | AIA, LEED AP


Scott has advanced the culture and direction of Duda|Paine Architects through design innovation and the promotion of critical thinking across his 17-year tenure. He is a passionate project leader and mentor who enjoys all aspects of the architectural process, from design concepts to finished projects. Scott’s commitment to the construction process translates into thoughtful, detailed and high-quality built projects.

Using research as a base of understanding, Scott fosters collaboration and open communication to achieve high caliber design. His skill amplifies his strength as a designer as a project leader and his technical, management and construction administration expertise.

Scott’s Duda|Paine portfolio includes a broad spectrum of complex projects that involved multi-disciplinary teams, including the Duke School of Medicine’s Trent Semans Center, NC State’s Talley Student Union and the Emory Campus Life Center in Atlanta. 

Bachelor of Architecture, North Carolina State University

Bachelor of Environmental Design, North Carolina State University


American Institute of Architects

Association of College Unions – International

U.S. Green Building Council

Society for College & University Planning