Lindsey Kindrat

Are we afraid of green buildings?

TEDxYYC · June 2013

“We’re scared of green buildings – we want to do the right thing and make our lives green, but we’ve lost our connection with Nature,” says green building expert Lindsey Kindrat. “We design conventional buildings to keep Nature out; but green buildings let Nature IN. They reconnect us with our place in the environment, and let us control our living and working spaces.” So why hasn’t building green become mainstream? Kindrat explores the idea that what holds us back from building green is neither expense nor ignorance, but a deeper fear of our disconnect with the natural world around us.

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