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Do you want to make your physical and mental wellbeing a priority?A Better and healthier Home?
Biophilic design may be just what you need!
What is Biophilic Design?
Biophilia, which means love of life / nature is a concept that emerged in the 1970’s and is the idea that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life. Biophilic interior design, said simply, consists in integrating nature into our indoor environment.
Are you one of these people who feel really good after a day out in the open or even just a walk in the park? Well in fact research shows that a home designed along biophilic principles can significantly improve our health and wellbeing by reducing our anxiety and boosting our concentration and creativity!
What are examples of Biophilic Architecture?
Did you know that we spend about 90% of our lives indoors? It’s about time we think about how to make the indoor more like the outdoor and provide a much needed sense of connectedness to nature.
We can already find great examples of biophilic architecture and design in our cities today. If you have already been in Milan, close to our home, you would have noticed the famous residential building called Bosco Verticale, almost completely covered with plants. The Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore is also a stunning example of nature brought inside a retail space, with an indoor garden spanning five storeys.
Where to find Inspiration for biophilic Interior Design?
If you are looking for biophilic inspiration in interior design, have a look at 1 Hotel Central Park in New York. Design studio AvroKO focused on bringing a conscious approachability to the design, coupled with the use and celebration of natural materials in their raw forms.
Look our for our next blog article in which we will give you some tips about how to integrate biophilic design into your home.