MSR Design 510 Marquette Studio

New LBC Petal-certified design studio in downtown Minneapolis offers a flexible, equitable work environment focused on human well-being

Located in a large open space on the second floor of a 1925 office building, MSR Design’s new studio cultivates the firm’s design culture through spaces that support the myriad ways of making architecture and make the design process visible. The design arranges workstations around the perimeter near large windows that overlook the urban setting. Staff can choose from a mix of flexible spaces for individual focus or collaboration in a dynamic environment that promotes productivity and creativity. The juxtaposition of a solid black box inserted into the open, white perimeter areas defines and delineates the various zones. The project’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system includes enhanced air filtration, monitors, and controls for the health and well-being of staff and visitors. The project has achieved Living Building Challenge (LBC) Petal Certification for the materials, beauty, and equity petals.


“A great example of sustainable corporate design.”
AIA Minnesota Honor Awards Jury
  • 28%

    Reduction of embodied carbon footprint by using salvaged materials

  • 114

    Red List Free materials

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