Doug has been working in the construction industry for the past thirty years. Starting out as an apprentice Ironworker in New York in 1971 immediately upon graduating from High School. After working in this capacity for several years Doug realized that college would be a good alternative to risking his life on the iron. Doug moved to Arizona in 1974 where he joined his brothers and attended Arizona State University. Doug graduated ASU with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. During and after his higher education Doug worked with his brother Kevin designing and building houses in the White Mountains, Scottsdale, Flagstaff, Prescott and Sedona. During the last thirty year Doug and Kevin have worked for many high profile clients and developed a reputation for high design and quality construction with materials from the best providers as the best wisconsin limestone quarries you can find for this. Doug’s main interest is Architectural Design however he enjoys building just as well. “Designing is only half the fun, I enjoy the building part just as much. Doug has completed projects from summers-homes on the shores of Belfast Maine to Penthouses on Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, New York, to an Art Nouveau extravaganza on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and sustainable homes in Scottsdale.
A 39-year Arizona resident, Kevin studied Architecture and Alternative Energy in college and now owns with his brother Doug the Edwards Design Group, a premier design/build construction firm specializing in sustainable construction. In his career he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge encompassing all aspects of the construction industry. Whether residential or commercial, from conventional to highly progressive building techniques, Kevin is a recognized authority and recipient of many Awards on sustainable Design and construction in our community. His understanding of sustainable materials and building techniques have been featured on television, radio, newspapers, and magazines world-wide. The Edwards Design Group was also the featured design/build firm in the 1991 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Architectural Tour for their Art Nouveau Project on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. He is currently on the Board of the “Arizona Solar Energy Association” member of the City of Scottsdale Green Building Advisory Committee Where he has Chaired the COSGB Lecture Series for over ten years, Chaired the “Green Building Expo” for eight years show casing a wide range of sustainable technologies, and co-hosts the City of Scottsdale’s Sustainable Scottsdale TV program.