A Student of Frank Lloyd Wright and Bruce Goff in the 1950s.
1956-1975: Design/build practice of buildings, subdivisions, hi-rise structures in California, New York, Phoenix, Kansas City with focus on integrating the work processes of the multiple organizations involved in projects to reduce time and cost.
1975-Present: global practice in futures research, developing large scale collaborative practices for solving complex, cross organizational problems ranging in scale from local enterprises to issues involving multiple players––NGOs, Nations, International corporations. Developed, with Gail Taylor, the patented DesignShop which is now practiced globally with over 1,000 practitioners in many organizations from team organizations to multi-billion dollar consulting firms all serving Fortune 500 companies, governments, NGOs, militaries, foundations, community organizations and start-up ventures. Over 12,000 DesignShops have been delivered over the last 20 years.
Present: Artist-in-residence at the Nelson Andrews Leadership Lodge, Nashville TN and the Columbia School of Education Library, NYC. The focus of this work is to create centers for innovation around the globe which are networked together––over 30 exist today––that can research future options and facilitate collaborative design events which can transform existing social economic problems into long range viable solutions. This work is curated, documented and published.