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Serendipity

Once in a great while we and our clients are so in tune that we think of the same idea…

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2015 AIA-Star Tribune Home of the Month

  One of Shelter Architecture’s residential projects, “Modest Midcentury,” will be featured as a 2015 Home of the Month in…

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Brand Support

Commercial projects represent about half of Shelter's design work and they are typically driven by very different ideas than our…

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Shades of Gray

A big part of our job involves reading through code manuals and zoning ordinances because, let’s face it, figuring out…

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“Inspiration”

The word “inspiration” has many meanings and a boatload of uses.  The term is tough to tack down because it…

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Sir Otis Macintosh

Having a tagalong pet has changed the dynamics in our office.  Sir Otis Macintosh, a forty pound Border Collie/Corgi mix,…

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Scale

Lately, we’ve been thinking about scale.  As a design term, scale refers to the size of one part relative to…

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“Practice Makes…er, Professional”

Professional service firms are called "practices" for a reason. They are informed by a high level of understanding that comes…

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Sustainably renovated kitchen

Best of Houzz 2015

Shelter Architecture Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building,  Remodeling and…

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