Marissa's perspective on ecology and the built environment comes from living her life between Nova Scotia and New York City. She graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with honors in Anthropology (B.A.) and History of Art and Visual Culture (B.A.). Marissa is a certified permaculturist and is co/founder of Solace Natural Design.
Gabriel is a seasoned builder with more than 10 years of construction experience. Classical elements and ancient concepts inspire and inform his work; his operational philosophy centers around making creative use of raw materials (clay, straw, wood, sand, stone) and reclaimed/up-cycled building supplies. Gabriel is co/founder of Solace Natural Design.