Biophilia is the idea that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life. The biologist E. O. Wilson observed how increasing rates of urbanisation were leading to our disconnection with the natural world.
Evidence suggests that humans are attracted to nature and that the rich diversity of shapes, colours, and life provided by the natural world, contributes towards our well-being. In recent years, cities and indoor environments have become dominated by man-made objects. We believe that connecting people with nature is of increasing importance to our health and well-being in the built environment.
Research as shown that Biophilic experiences can reduce stress, improve cognitive function and enhance mood and creativity. These and other outcomes can increase health and well-being, as well as productivity.
What is Biophilic Design?
Biophilic design is an approach that seeks to connect people more closely to nature, providing numerous benefits to our health and well-being.
Biophilic designed living spaces consider things like natural materials, natural lighting and ventilation, natural landscape features and other elements for creating a more productive and healthy environment.
Where better to implement this approach than in your home? Please get in touch to see how we can help.