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Our most referenced residential project

Shelter • October 11, 2013

Birds in the walls, poor insulation, and stairs that didn’t meet code were only the tip of the iceberg when confronting the problems that troubled this home.

Homes by Architects Tour 2013

Shelter • September 19, 2013

If you’re thinking about a project of your own, or just want to see some really cool designs, we’d love for you to stop by so we can show you around and answer your questions.

ASID Award 2012 – Meditation Room

Shelter • November 30, 2012

Tranquil, simple, peaceful, beautiful.

Trending – add a bold splash of color!

Shelter • December 2, 2011

Shelter’s Founding Partner Jackie Millea takes a moment out of her busy day to ruminate on the bold impact and outright fun you can have…

Design considerations for LEED-H

Shelter • November 10, 2011

On October 13th Shelter’s own John Barbour presented the closing keynote lecture at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) South Dakota Convention. John compared the…

The Pattern Home

Shelter • August 26, 2011

Shelter worked to celebrate the historic details of the old house without limiting the modern goals of the client. By abstracting the pattern of original brick, the firm was able to create a graphically-rich skin that allows for flexible window placement, frames unique views of the surrounding urban landscape, and provides wall space for art.