Event highlights ‘green’ Issaquah architecture firm

September 9, 2011

By Staff

NEW — 4 p.m. Sept. 9, 2011

Issaquah-based architecture firm Living Shelter Design is among 10 firms selected to be highlighted at a “green” building conference Saturday.

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, the event highlights projects by top women “green” building professionals.

Living Shelter Design’s founder and lead architect is Theresa “Terry” Phelan. The firm promotes innovative design solutions using local and natural materials to create sustainable homes and communities. Living Shelter Design started in 1992, and has been based in Issaquah since moving from Seattle in 1994.

The event,  10x10x10 Annual Green Building Slam is organized by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild. The organization’s Seattle chapter includes more than 250 members committed to designing and building for resource efficiency and healthy, comfortable living.

The event at the Bastyr University Auditorium in Kenmore includes tours of Bastyr’s student housing — Outstanding Multifamily Project of the Year in 2010 by the U.S. Green Building Council. The event in the auditorium, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., starts at 6 p.m. Housing tours start at 4 p.m.


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