Shelter Design Studio, LLC was founded in 2007. Our objective is always to provide our clients with effective solutions that surpass their expectations. Through collaboration with developers, contractors and consultants we create successful projects that are designed well, function well, and are environmentally friendly.

Drawing on our collective expertise, ingenuity and education, we consistently find cost-effective ways to create notable architecture. Our work includes custom homes, single-family additions and renovations, multi-family housing, historic preservation, adaptive re-use, office buildings, classrooms, galleries, mixed-use developments and interior environments.


Jason Hayburn

Jason is one of the founding members of Shelter Design Studio. He received his Bachelor of Science in Design from the College of Architecture at Clemson University in South Carolina. Jason has been preparing construction documents and managing design and construction projects in architectural offices in Atlanta and metro Detroit for over twenty years. He has been involved in a variety of developments ranging in project type from single-family and multi-family housing to large and small-scale retail to educational and commercial structures. He has extensive experience coordinating drawings to meet the requirements of various consultants and municipalities as well as procuring building permits from state, county, and city agencies.

Rounding-out his expert technical proficiency, Jason has creatively designed numerous buildings that span the distance from quaint children’s tree house to residential additions and homes of new construction through to large multi-family and mixed use facilities upwards of 100,000 square feet.


Steve Pariseau, AIA

Steve is one of the founding members of Shelter Design Studio. He received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and his Master of Architecture degrees from the College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University. Involved in the industry since 1988, Steve has developed a diverse range of experience working as a designer, carpenter, draftsman, project manager, illustrator and administrator.

A licensed architect, he participates and directs the design and management of projects from predesign to closeout, presents project proposals, conducts client meetings, acquires municipal approvals, communicates with state and local permitting agencies and oversees the construction of projects for clients.

Active in the profession and in the community, he serves on committees focusing on resident engagement in the City of Detroit and is the Architect for the Veterans Park at Piquette Square. He has also been an instructor at Wayne State University.

Steve is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and the Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN).