Bachelor of Environmental Design, University of Colorado Boulder

Urban Land Institute, Young Leader’s Group Executive Committee
Licensure Candidate, NCARB, Colorado


A Colorado native, Desirae earned her Bachelor of Environmental Design degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She also focused on sustainable design while attending a study abroad program at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Desirae has over 7 years of experience in residential architecture with a focus in multi-family projects. She enjoys working in a team setting coordinating the ideas and efforts of the entire design team to enable a true collaborative process. Desirae also pursues her leadership roles outside of the office where she heads up the office Designer Volleyball League and co-chairs the Service Learning Committee of the Urban Land Institute.


Leon Capital Group, LCG Kierland, Scottsdale, Arizona
Leon Capital Group, LCG Little Mac, Phoenix, Arizona
Metropolitan Homes, Downing Street Lofts, Denver, Colorado
Copperleaf Apartments, Aurora, Colorado*
Green Mountain Apartments, Lakewood, Colorado*
Stout 24 Affordable Homes, Denver, Colorado*
Modera River North Apartments, Denver, Colorado*
Painted Ridge Townhomes, Aurora, Colorado*
Blue River Flats, Silverthorne, Colorado*
Sloan’s Rowhomes, Denver, Colorado*
425 Milwaukee St. Luxury Duplex, Denver, Colorado*
Wham Residence Historical Renovation, Denver, Colorado*
Kranker Residence, Denver, Colorado*
Brady Residence, Denver, Colorado*

*Indicates work performed with other firms