Green Festival Speakers
Neil Chambers has displayed leadership within green building his entire career. In his book Urban Green: Architecture for the Future, he outlines a vision for aligning cities and buildings with nature. He has participated in over 4 million sf of green buildings ranging in size and scale from in the United States, Caribbean, Asia and Europe saving millions of kWh and gallons of water. He has expertise with many LEED rating systems and has completed LEED projects throughout the United States. He is a member of National USGBC, USGBC New York City Chapter, and assisted in founding USGBC Grand Strand Branch. Chambers has taught green building at New York University and Fashion Institute of Technology. During his book tour, he visited 22 universities speaking to 4,500 students about their hopes for a sustainable future. Chambers writes for Metropolis Magazine and contributed to treehugger.com from 2002 to 2012.