Chris Alvey’s Background:
Chris has worked with many of the pioneers of the current green and natural building renaissance including: John Swearingen, founder of Skillful Means Design and Construction; Ianto Evans, coauthor of The Hand Sculpted House; Joe Kennedy, coauthor of The Art of Natural Building. Chris received his degree in Cultural Ecology and Sustainable Communities and Ecological Dwelling and holds a certificate in Permaculture Design. Chris Alvey has a background in conservation biology where he was trained to notice the interconnected cycles of all life and the importance of biodiversity. He is a skilled carpenter and artist. He enjoys building creatively and teaching others to build creatively.