September 20, 2010
by Kaid Benfield
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Maybe the best little video yet on smart neighborhood-building

California-based architect and co-founder of new urbanism Peter Calthorpe was one of my early inspirations for getting into this field.  Reading Peter’s work in the mid-1990s, I felt for the first time that I had a positive vision to advocate as a… Continue reading

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September 7, 2010
by Kaid Benfield
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What is a ‘sustainable community,’ and what does the answer have to do with us?

 
Today I begin a new job, as leader of NRDC’s new sustainable communities initiative.  It’s really more an evolution of my old job, since for a decade and a half I have already been all about advocating a positive vision for env… Continue reading

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