Good characters make for good buildings
Beginning with Living Zenith at Liberty Park, we are exclusively committed to green building. We passionately learn, adapt and apply the best strategies to disruptively innovate responsible, eco-friendly building. We do this through energy efficient design, science-based research, and Passive House+ construction—including retro-fitting, new construction and infill development.
Furniture designer and ski-bum turned developer/contractor
A lover of wood & design, Mitchell offers 25 years in the construction industry & a lifetime loving the outdoors. He is passionate about beautifying urban areas with functional infill; he is fascinated by clean energy, smart design, and reducing poverty through education. He is a helpless skibum cutting clean tracks in the Tetons & Rockies with his 4 kids. Creator of UT’s 1st Net Zero Community; Founder of Redfish.
Social activist and rural Himalayan teacher turned designer/developer
Founder of Redfish; 10 years in construction industry with emphasis in green building; studied International Development at Oxford University and BYU with Doctoral/Masters research in Himalayan villages exploring appropriate technologies, solar energy, and line of sight internet relay. Expertise: proposals, realtor duties, and liaising with engineers, architects, and designers.
Sam Jensen Augustine
Environmental botanist and mate connoisseur turned energy engineer and architect
Energy and Sustainable Design Consultant for Redfish; 12 years in green design and construction; studied Architecture at the University of Oregon; Ginsberg Fellow USGBC; Manager PG&E’s Pacific Energy Center; Expertise: cost effective energy efficiency, whole building systems and integrated design approach to building design construction and delivery.
Christian Redd Ivins
Slalom skier extraordinaire turned financial strategist
Financial Advisor and Accountant for Redfish; over 10 years experience in accounting/finance industry; studied Accounting and Business Management at Utah State University (Huntsman International Scholar); intern with Deloitte in London. Expertise: Accounting, financial research on trends, opportunities and feasibility studies.
Marketer/designer/environmentalist turned cheerleader for net zero homes
Designer/Outreach Director for Redfish; 29 years of design and advertising for large and small companies; studied graphic design at the University of Utah, taught typography at Brigham Young University; passionate about learning, the environment, health, and people’s welfare; Expertise: design, art direction, concept creation and implementation, sustainability, facilitating dialogue and connections.