A 42-year Arizona resident, Kevin studied Architecture and Alternative Energy in college and now is the Chief Operating Officer of the “Edwards Design Group”,
a premier Architectural design and build firm specializing in sustainable residences. In his career he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge encompassing all
aspects of the Architectural and Construction Industry. Whether residential or commercial, from conventional to highly progressive Kevin is a recognized authority and
recipient of many Awards for Sustainable Architectural Design and Construction in our community. His understanding of sustainable building techniques
and materials have been featured on Television, radio, newspapers, and magazines World-wide.
The Edwards Design Group was also the featured Architectural design and building firm in the 1991 “Los Angeles County Museum of Art” Architectural Tour for their
Art Nouveau Masterpiece on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. He is currently on several Boards here in the Scottsdale area.
Community Architectural Design Review Boards:
Whisper Rock Estates, Scottsdale, Arizona 2008 – present 960 acre Master Planned Community Currently Member of Architectural Design Review Board
Canyon Ridge Estates, Cave Creek, Arizona 2013 – present Over 200 acres Custom Home Subdivision Currently the Architectural Consultant for the Architectural Design Review Board
Laughlin Ranch, Bullhead City, Arizona 2004 – 2009 12,000 acre Sustainable Master Planned Community. Member of the Laughlin Ranch Architectural Sustainable Development Council
Fairfield Continental Country Club, Flagstaff, Arizona 1982-1985 approximately 3,000 acre, 2,600 lot Master Planned Community . The Architectural Consultant for the Architectural Design Review Board,
City of Scottsdale, Arizona, Environmental Quality Advisory Board Member, Advisor to the Mayor and City Council 2011 – Present
City of Scottsdale, Arizona, Green Building Lecture Series Monthly Educational Lectures Chairman, 1999 – Present
City of Scottsdale, Arizona, Green Building Advisory Board
Member, 1998 – 2011
City of Scottsdale Environmental Quality Advisory Board
Cities of Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale Green Building Expo – Until 2007. Chairman, 2001 – 2007
United States Green Building Council
Founding member of one of only 12 organizations selected in the United States to help create, develop and manage the Southwest regional LEED for Homes pilot program.
Member, 2004 –2006
Arizona Solar Energy Association,
Board Member, Central Arizona Director at Large 2009 – Present
Club President, twice served , “Rotary Club of Scottsdale North” 2012 – Present
District 5510 Camp Director of Rotary Youth Leadership Awards program 2010 – 2013
Board Member of Rotary club of Pinnacle Peak 1996 – 2012
Rotary International’s District 5510 Camp Director of “Rotary Youth Leadership Academy” 2010 – 2013
Green Building, Architectural design and Construction, Focusing on Sustainable Building Techniques
Habitat for Humanities, Architectural approach to Sustainability – 2006
Scottsdale Green Building Lecture Series, 1999 – Present
Green Building Expo, 2001 – 2007
Big it Green Expo, 2009-2011
Flagstaff Festival in the Pines, NAU 2008
Television Host of Sustainable Scottsdale 2006 – Present
Arizona Dept. of Environmental Quality, Sustainable Development, Building Science.
Arizona Department of Commerce, Energy Dept.