Born in New York and raised in San Diego, Joseph F. Kennedy is an architectural designer and fine artist. Joseph is well-known for his writing, photography and ink illustrations in the award-winning Art of Natural Building and other publications. He is a two-time winner of publication grants from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. He has taught design around the world in both community and academic settings, most recently as a professor at the NewSchool of Architecture in San Diego, where he taught architectural design studio and graphic representation for many years. He is a pioneer in the natural building and tiny house movements, and is currently developing new ideas for creating sustainable communities, not only on Earth, but on the Moon and Mars as well.