Topic: Biophilic Design: A Discussion on Green Real Estate
Speaker: Candace Chandra
Candace Chandra is the founder and lead designer of Nature4Nurture, a biophilic design and project management firm based in Richardson. Along with designing and implementing healthy landscapes, N4N also consults real estate developers on closed loop utility systems (renewable energy and water) and helps develop projects to receive environmental and tax credits. Prior to starting N4N, Candace was a principal at a infrastructure fund (focused on water reuse projects) and headed a sustainable foodtech startup. The first half of her career, Candace worked for the United Nations and World Bank on environmental health projects (water, waste, power) in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Guatemala, Mongolia, and China.
Candace received her bachelors from the University of Texas at Austin in physical anthropology and her masters from Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in applied health and economic development.