Ty received his undergraduate degrees in Environmental Studies and Studio Art from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska. His passion for sustainability, environmental change, and creativity led to the field of architecture. After working in the solar design industry after moving back to Denver, Ty decided to pursue his master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Colorado Denver. He is in his last year of the program. After graduation Ty hopes to continue pursuing his PhD in Environmental Design or Environmental Science. In his free time, you can find Ty in the mountains with his wife and puppy, hiking trails and paddle boarding.