Dennis Humphries, AIA

Principal / Architecture / Denver Studio Leader

Dennis Humphries, Principal at Humphries Poli Architects, has been practicing architecture for over 40 years and designing award winning civic buildings for decades. Having been Principal in Charge for over 80 public library projects, he has completed more public library work than any other architect in Colorado. Dennis has also played an important role as a preservation architect, working to renew and restore some of Colorado’s most treasured buildings.

Dennis is a longtime advocate for the thoughtful preservation of Colorado’s heritage. His community involvement includes serving as Chair of the Denver Landmark Preservation Commission; former Chair of the Design Review Committee for Historic Downtown Grand Lake; member of the Board of Directors of Historic Denver; Vice President of Denver’s Civic Center Conservancy; and Past President of the Board of Directors of the Denver Architectural Foundation. Additionally, Dennis was recognized as the 2013 recipient of the James S. Sudler, AIA Award for Contributions to AIA Denver and Denver architecture.


Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (w/high honors)