Come hear Kaid Benfield on People Habitat: 25 ways to think about greener healthier cities
Kaid Benfield is the co-founder of the LEED-ND rating system, which incorporates place and transportation into assessment of green building.
In his new book, People Habitat, Kaid Benfield writes about the attributes of character and comfort that create neighborhoods and cities that people love. “Habitat” that makes people happy is important to making places environmentally sustainable.
Currently, Palo Alto and neighboring communities are wrestling with issues brought about by economic growth, and concerns that the changes will damage beloved places. Benfield brings expert perspective on how other communities around the country address similar issues, trends for suburban neighborhoods, and how policies can reinforce or hinder good people habitat.