Doug Beall

ECOShelter Design + Build is able to provide complete architectural design and general contractor services. We have years of industry experience; a competent, capable staff; a friendly easy atmosphere and a commitment to satisfying results.


C. Douglas Beall is an architect, a builder, a developer, an inventor and an artist.

He has worked in the construction industry for over forty years and has been licensed as an architect for more than thirty. Doug is the founder and owner of ECOShelter Design + Build which provides architectural design and general contracting services. He also operates Simple Shelter, Ltd., a tiny house development company. These companies support and promote safe, affordable, compassionate, responsible, ecological and deliberate (sacred) shelter.

Doug holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Idaho and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a licensed architect, a general contractor, and a LEED Accredited Professional. Doug is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the US Green Building Council, the Colorado Straw Bale Association, and Bioneers. He is also a certified Biomimicry Practitioner.