Join the Movement

Apply to the Greenlife Project

The Greenlife Project is a collaborative showcase of Chicago’s professional elite. Whether you’re already working on beautiful, sustainable projects at thrilling scale or you’re chomping at the bit to get started, you see the potential in biophilic design and you know what it takes to lead the market. We’re looking for thought leaders who are pushing sustainable design to new heights in our city.


Working on something game changing? Have the next big idea? We'd love to hear about it. 


Bringing nature back into life.


Inspiring simple, beautiful living design. 


Expanding the biophilic possibilities.

The Innovators

We are a team of designer, horticulturist, and genuine change-makers working to solve the world's toughest environmental problems. 

Richard Kincaid

Founder & CEO

Richard was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Equity Office Properties Trust, until its acquisition by the Blackstone Group in February of 2007. 

 Mike Manika

SVP of Sales


Zachary Smith

Director of Marketing

Harry Eschel

VP of Product Development

Nathan Beckner

Lead Plant Designer


Our Designs Aren't Just Unique, They're Award-Winning.

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 Reader's Choice Awards
 Best Architectural Product 

Become a Thought Leader

We're looking for changemakers who are pushing the boundaries of the possible, here at home and around the world. 

Step 1

 Schedule a 30-minute interview with a member of our Greenlife Project committee (either in-person or via phone or video conference).

Step 2

Discuss topics relating to sustainable design and the biophilic movement here in Chicago and beyond.

Step 3

If your contribution is selected, then we’ll feature you as an innovative thought leader in our inaugural Greenlife Project industry report.



Interested in joining fellow members of Chicago's elite in charting a sustainable course for our world? Reach out now and we’ll schedule an exploratory interview.

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