Sustainable Design

Steen Engineering has successfully incorporated award-winning alternative, sustainable design into educational, municipal, commercial and residential facilities.

Sustainable design offers a facility the benefits of a smaller ecological footprint, higher building efficiency, better control of engineered systems and improved air quality. Collectively, these factors enhance a working or living environment and effectively balance all elements essential to improved conservation, facility budgets and ongoing maintenance.

Representative Projects


  • LEED Certified NC
  • 184 units, 309,026 sq. ft.
  • Edina, Minnesota

The Island Residences at Carlson Center

  • LEED
  • 174 units
  • Minnetonka, Minnesota


  • LEED
  • 7 story office space, 220,000 sq. ft. laminated timber construction
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota

North Country Health Services

  • LEED Silver NC
  • 80 geothermal catered care units and 27 memory care units
  • Bemidji, Minnesota

Seward Co-op

  • LEED Gold NC
  • 34,650 sq. ft. cooperative grocery store
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota


  • LEED Gold Tenant Improvement
  • 120,000 sq. ft. tenant space
  • Bloomington, Minnesota

Inver Glen Senior Housing

  • LEED Certified NC
  • 128 unit senior housing, daycare and garage
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota

Willow Ridge Apartments

  • LEED Silver NC
  • 48 unit apartment building
  • Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

St. Paul Western District Police Station 

  • LEED Certified NC
  • 2 story, 38,000 sq. ft.
  • St. Paul, Minnesota