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Waste not, want not: embracing material reuse in design

Thoughts from Shelter team member Jakob Mahla Is adaptive reuse the answer? It’s no secret that the buildings that surround…

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Sustainable design can serve your cannabis business

When budding cannabis entrepreneurs think green, they often have more than plants and profits in mind. As business owners prepare…

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Pursuing petals: Shelter embraces the Living Building Challenge

Here’s to the belief that things must change. To using fewer resources. To creating fewer toxins. To nourishing our spirit…

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Declare label shares details about healthy building products

Ever check nutrition labels before choosing a grocery item? Do you know there’s a similar tool to help you select…

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With new LFA credential, Shelter’s Millea embraces Living Building Challenge

This week, Shelter Architecture president and CEO Jackie Millea earned Living Future Accreditation (LFA). The new credential reflects her dedication…

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Do green roofs require special springtime care?

As temperatures creep upward and the calendar advances into late spring, many homeowners are tending to lawns, flower beds and…

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Energy models provide insight about a building’s environmental impacts

As a signatory firm of the 2030 Challenge, Shelter is implementing ways to better understand — and improve — the…

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Shelter embraces the 2030 Challenge

From the day Shelter opened its doors, we've sought to explore, research and implement sustainable design. We’re proud to further…

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Science House featured on Minnesota Public Radio

Shelter's Science House featured on MPR's Climate Cast In 2003, The Science Museum of Minnesota and Shelter Architecture finished a…

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