Matthew B. Ackerman, LEED-AP AIA
A Prescott resident since 1997, Matt opened the doors to CATALYST
ARCHITECTURE In September of 2003, providing high-performance design
with an emphasis on caring client relationships. With over 20 years of
experience in sustainable planning and design, Matt was the first
architect in Yavapai County to be awarded the USGBC's LEED
professional accreditation. Matt is the current Chair of the
AIA's Grand Canyon Chapter of COTE
(Committee on the
Environment) as well as the recently formed Yavapai
County Sustainable Planning Committee, a public-private alliance devoted
to greening the County's planning and zoning codes. .
Jeffrey L. Zucker, LEED-AP AIA
Jeff brings over 30 years of experience in environmentally sensitive
and community-based design. An apprentice to internationally
renowned architect Paolo Soleri, Jeff served as Project Architect and
Construction Supervisor at Arcosanti.
Jeff's first home in Prescott received a citation from the Energy
Efficient Building Association (EEBA) for residential construction.
More recently, his commitment to conserving resources and fostering
community led him to create the first cohousing community in Arizona: Manzanita Village. On January
1st 2005, Jeff and Matt reunited their previous association, creating
of the most experienced sustainable design teams in the southwest. .