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Maureen Colburn

Climate Solutions Studio Leader she / her / hers

Maureen leads LHB’s Climate Solutions Studio, whose work informs policies, guidelines, and programs to improve the built environment’s impact on natural resources, greenhouse gas emissions, and climate equity. She also co-manages several programs, including Minnesota Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond (B3), a suite of tools for sustainable design, and the Regional Indicators Initiative, an effort to engage communities in actionable strategies for energy and greenhouse gas reduction.

Prior to establishing the Climate Solutions Studio, Maureen practiced as an architect, incorporating sustainability goals into multifamily residential projects for nonprofit developers and institutional clients. She continues to utilize her technical background to interface with LHB’s design teams on efforts to create a portfolio of regenerative work grounded in applied research.

Years in Industry 26
Awards Finance & Commerce Top Women in Construction 2021 Finalist
AIA Minnesota Leadership Forum Class of 2014
2011 AIA Minnesota Young Architects Award