Join the Movement

Apply to the Greenlife Project

The Greenlife Project is a collaborative showcase of Chicago’s creative elite. As one of our city’s best and brightest, you’re already working on beautiful, sustainable projects at thrilling scale and you know what it takes to innovate in an ever-changing industry. We’re looking for the creative thought leaders like you who are pushing sustainable design to new heights


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

Greenlife Project


Our gathering places—work, schools, shops, and home—are the ecosystems of our lives. At Sagegreenlife, we believe nature plays a vital role in creating productive and effective environments for people. 


And so we’re building a movement of architects, designers, engineers, horticulturists, and innovative leaders who fuse elegant form with unparalleled function.


A city with innovative architectural history, Chicago is a natural hotbed for sustainable design inspiration. We’re exploring how Chicago’s creative elite continue to innovate, and how you’re applying global insights to create smarter, more sustainable solutions.


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 Zach Smith, our Director of Marketing (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

After blending creative synergies we’ll feature you as an innovative thought leader in our inaugural Greenlife Project industry report.


Are you ready to join fellow members of Chicago’s creative elite in charting a sustainable course for our world? Reach out now and we’ll schedule an exploratory interview.

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