Richmond, TX 77406
Shelly Pottorf, AIA is the Principal of Architend and the Co-Owner of Tend Building. Shelly specializes in leading edge sustainable design as a LEED AP BD+C, a Certified Passive House Consultant and Builder, and a Certified Permaculture Designer. Her work for The Monarch School has received extensive recognition including Finalist in the Houston Urban Land Institute Development of Distinction Awards. The Monarch School's main academic buildings have achieved LEED Gold and Energy Star certifications, while a new studio is the first project in Texas to seek Living Building Challenge certification. Shelly has been a presenter at the Green Schools National Conference, the School Building Expo, and at the Texas Society of Architects Conference. She has also appeared on 90.1 KPFT's Eco-Ology and on the Going Green with Yolanda Green Show.