Chris Hellstern

Chris Hellstern

As the Living Building Challenge Services Director, architect and author with The Miller Hull Partnership in Seattle, Chris has dedicated his career to progressing sustainability within the built environment.  He has a variety of commercial and residential project experience including two certified Living Buildings and several more currently in construction. His recent book, Living Building Education, chronicles the story behind the Bertschi School Living Building.  He served as a Cascadia Branch member and Living Building Ambassador for ILFI.  He founded the Seattle 2030 Roundtable and co-founded the Healthy Materials Collaborative.  A Living Future Accredited professional and a Living Building Challenge Hero, Chris is a university guest lecturer and speaker at numerous colleges and conferences across the country.  He publishes articles and volunteers with local school groups mentoring students about sustainable practices and advocacy.