Richard Strong


Richard Strong 
Senior Research Fellow








Rich holds a Bachelors degree in Architecture from North Dakota State, a Masters degree in Urban Planning from McGill University and a Masters degree in Design from Harvard University. He has worked in both private and public sectors, in governmental and university settings over the last 30 years. He practiced architecture with several Minneapolis firms and in his own firm during the 70s and 80s. He was one of the imitators of the Minnesota Sustainable Design Guide while a project manager at Hennepin County during the 90s. He has taught sustainable design at Carleton College the last three years. Currently he is involved in mentoring the Minnesota Sustainable Building Guidelines at the University of Minnesota