Scott Shell, FAIA, LEED® AP, BD+C is a nationally recognized expert on high-performance buildings and sustainable design. He emphasizes an interdisciplinary design approach to create attractive, comfortable, and healthy spaces with abundant natural lighting, thermal comfort, and indoor air quality. Scott specializes in designing educational projects, with a focus on science and research buildings, student housing, K-12 schools, libraries, and classrooms.
Since joining the firm in 1996, Scott has led a number of EHDD’s most successful high-performance projects, including the Marin Country Day School, designed to be an exceptional learning environment and earn a LEED® Platinum rating as a net zero energy building. Other notable projects include the energy-efficient, award-winning Carnegie Institution for Science’s Global Ecology Research Center at Stanford University, and a feasibility study for a zero-carbon Green Dorm at Stanford University--this innovative housing project will serve as a living learning laboratory for sustainable living technologies.