Prairie is committed to sustainable architecture. Prairie was working on sustainability from the onset receiving its first national sustainable design award in 1979 - the Low Energy Building Design Awards from the Government of Canada for the Roseau Children’s Centre. Prairie was the first firm in Manitoba to have a LEED® accredited professional and the first LEED® certified building in Manitoba. Mountain Equipment Co-op retail facility in downtown Winnipeg has received five national awards for the project as well as C-2000 compliance and a LEED® Gold award for the US Green Building Council. The firm is currently working on many green buildings in many capacities.