Eco-friendly architect who won the AIA Architect of Distinction award in 2012. Established Minneapolis-St.Paul-based Sarah Nettleton Architects. Won National Awards for The Tofte Cabin.
She received her B.A. and M.A. from Tulane University. She became known for her appearances on The Nate Berkus Show, Oprah & Friends Radio, and local television, usually talking about sustainable design.
She possessed a tremendous interest in the arts and the environment, serving on various community service organizations in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Her grandfather founded the mortgage firm Lomas & Nettleton.
She and Maya Ying Lin both became notable female architects.