'Green' architect set for talk on 'Simplicity' on June 1

Michelle Kauffman
Michelle Kauffman

Press Release

Internationally renowned architect Michelle Kaufmann, noted for designing innovative prefabricated green homes, will present a seminar titled “Simplicity” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 1 at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE).

She will discuss how simplicity in design and construction is a core component in creating more sustainable homes and communities.

Kaufmann has been called “the Henry Ford of green homes” by the Sierra Club and was named “2009 Green Advocate of the Year” by the National Association of Home Builders. With her firm, Michelle Kaufmann Studio in Oakland, she specializes in sustainable lifestyle design including single-family homes, eco-luxury resorts and multifamily communities.

Kaufmann is speaking at CCSE as part of the center’s ongoing educational workshops on a broad range of energy topics and sustainability issues. The presentation is free and open to the public at the center’s facilities at 8690 Balboa Ave., Suite 100, San Diego, in Kearny Mesa. For registration, visit





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