Michael N. Corbett, Master Builder

     Michael N. Corbett, honored in 1999 by Time Magazine for the design and development of Village Homes as “Hero for the Planet,” this being the first solar sustainable community built in the world. Earning immediate recognition and visited by then First Lady Rosalyn Carter, French President François Mitterand, and other world leaders and scholars, it is still toured today and considered one of the best examples of an environmentally sensitive community. Michael pioneered the movement of sustainable design, and lectures internationally at universities and conferences.