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InterContinental Sydney Restoration Maintains Identity

InterContinental Sydney Restoration Maintains Identity

The Wood Bagot architecture firm has been overseeing the restoration of the InterContinental Sydney hotel, attempting to connect their contemporary design to the history surrounding the hotel. The InterContinental Sydney was formerly the Treasury Building, thus...

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Biophilic Colors Enhancing Kitchen Cabinets

Biophilic Colors Enhancing Kitchen Cabinets

It isn’t just living rooms benefiting from the biophilic design trend. Kitchens have become the latest space to introduce the latest trend of biophilic colors and materials. According to an article by Kitchen and Bath Design News, organic patterns, as well as shades...

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Working From Home With Biophilic Benefits

Working From Home With Biophilic Benefits

In a recent article for Lab News UK, architect Robert Hopkins suggests different ways to enhance your remote workspace when working from home with biophilic principles. To begin, look at the way your desk is positioned. Hopkins notes that while people working from...

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Houseplants To Add Color and Life in Your Home for 2021

Houseplants To Add Color and Life in Your Home for 2021

A recent article from home design site Bob Vila called houseplants one of the easiest ways to bring positive energy into your space. To encourage those looking into testing their green thumb, plant enthusiast Summer Rayne Oakes, created a list of the most popular...

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Instituto Terra Raising Environmental Awareness

Instituto Terra Raising Environmental Awareness

Instituto Terra has emphasized environmental restoration and sustainable rural development since the non-profit was founded in 1998. Lelia Deluiz Wanick Salgado and Sebastiao Salgado kicked off the initiative that would birth Instituto Terra. The farmland belonging to...

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Leeds’ Verdant Maggie’s Centre Completed

Leeds’ Verdant Maggie’s Centre Completed

Heatherwick Studio, architect Thomas Heatherwick’s firm, completed work on the Verdant Maggie’s Centre in Leeds, England in June 2020. The center is meant to provide support for cancer patients in Leeds and surrounding communities at no cost. The site of the center...

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LIGHTGLASS Brings Biophilic Light to the Darkness

LIGHTGLASS Brings Biophilic Light to the Darkness

The latest innovation by LIGHTGLASS was used in the renovation of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. An article from Metropolis Magazine explains that while most hospital rooms are lit from above, LIGHTGLASS’s clerestories fixtures function naturally by emitting...

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