Mali Burgess, Ph.D. received her B.A. from Princeton University summa cum laude, and her Ph.D. from the Union Institute and University. She is a faculty member at California Institute For Human Science, Energy Medicine University, SelfDesign Graduate Institute, International University for Professional Studies, and educator and consultant for Iris Institute. Her research has involved cross-cultural arts and disciplines, healing traditions, geometric dynamics, the psychophysiological effects of the architecture of space, participatory processes, the subtle world and nature, creative healing, and creative awareness, and consciousness studies. Her works as a visual artist have been shown and awarded internationally. She is the author of Still and sevendifital publications.
Bill Camp has been involved in ecological building, consultation, and design that addresses economic, social, and ecological imbalances by firmly adhering to sustainable practices, ideals, technologies and natural materials. He was a member of the Western Regional Council of the Anthroposophical Society for thirteen years. He is a certified Go instructor.
John Underhill Ottenheimer has seventy years experience as an architect, philosopher, poet, farmer, designer, inventor, artist, pilot, craftsman, author, and landscaper. He completed the University of Chicago Great Books Course, did a five year apprenticeship with Frank Lloyd Wright in Wisconsin and Arizona, and another eleven years at Taliesin West involved in the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Greek Church in Milwaukee, the Marin County Civic Center, the Regional Arts Center at Centre College in Danville KY, etc. He has done advanced study of Arctic Engineeering at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. He is the creator of Western Star Farm. He holds a patent on the Crossflow Wind Turbine. He is the designer of 100% passive solar heated houses: Organic Architecture Nothwest. As a registered architect for forty years he has worked on town plans, theaters, churches, schools, clinics, shopping centers, office buildings, museums, apartments, factories, custom houses, prefabricated houses, a regional arts center, racetrack pavilion, restaurants, a natatorium, a government building, a fire station, a barn, a waiting shelter, a convalescent center, and bridges.