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 25 Ways to Think about Greener,

  Healthier Cities

Essays by F. Kaid Benfield


"Kaid Benfield’s writings about the shape and strength of our communities constantly challenge readers to think about issues and problems in new ways."

People Habitat is illustrated with more than 120 photographs and drawings that capture and expand upon its ideas. See a sample.

Learn more about author Kaid Benfield, why he believes in the great green potential of cities, and why he wrote People Habitat.

With over 80 percent of Americans now living in cities and suburbs, getting our communities right has never been more important, more complicated, or more fascinating. Longtime sustainability leader Kaid Benfield shares 25 enlightening and entertaining essays about the wondrous ecology of human settlement, and how to make it better for both people and the planet.