T. Pepper Clayton...a detailed orientated building science engineer and builder who co-designed and completed a 3 story post & beam home utilizing a 160-year old barn. In 2018 he complete an 1,180 sq. ft. earth berm home, that is known far & wide as "The Best of Hobbit Houses'. A jack of all trades he also installed all systems in these builds. He was employed at the University of Colorado, a 11.5 million square-foot campus in Boulder as an engineer, energy efficiency technician, commissioning & decommissioning inspector. As a green builder, he has studied and installed alternative power systems. He holds a certificate in Permaculture and Solar Power Installation. He has extensive experience in both residential and commercial property management.
Cynthia Clayton...is a generalist designer with a master's degree in Critical & Creative Thinking (UMass Boston). Before her design/build projects, Barn to Home & The Hobbit House, she completed with her husband, she fixed and flipped houses in Atlanta for over 10 years, during this time she was a fine-art photographer and owned a photography studio which she designed and renovated with her partner. As a product designer she won an exclusive license for her product in the 1996 Centennial Summer Olympics. She has extensive experience as a property manager for both residential and commercial real estate. She has a certificate in Permaculture , Edible Forest Gardens, Transpersonal Psychology, Wellness Counseling and has studied Near Death Experiences for decades, and as an ordained Interfaith Minister has written books on the topic of consciousness survival.