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Read our blogs for more insights on biophilia and biophilic design. Find out what creates our intrinsic bond with nature and how we can use this relationship to make people happier and the planet healthier.

Bringing Biophilia Home

Bringing Biophilia Home

The past six months have people reevaluating what home means to them and what they want their everyday lives to look like. What surrounds you? How do your surroundings affect your health and mood? Author Sally Coulthard in her new book Biophilia: A Handbook for...

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Are you a Biophiliac?

Are you a Biophiliac?

With Covid-19, more people are staying home and finding ways to make their apartments and houses more pleasant. You may have seen Instagrams or Pinterest boards filled with photos of “urban jungles,” homes completely covered in plants. You may know that adding...

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Designing with Biophilia in Mind

Designing with Biophilia in Mind

Biophilia Poster Competition juror Bill Browning has a new book coming out in September, Nature Inside: A Biophilic Design Guide, written with his colleague Catherine O. Ryan. Their consulting firm, Terrapin Bright Green, is best known for researching and championing...

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The Plants Are Listening

The Plants Are Listening

With social distancing still in effect, Spain has been creative in filling entertainment centers. While some stadiums and concert halls have used screens or post-filming virtual audiences, some venues have taken a more natural approach… using plants instead of...

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Biophilia in the News!

Biophilia in the News!

Bloomberg highlights Serenbe, our September exhibit location, as an “eco-enclave” community devoted to improving human and environmental well-being. More communities devoted to the health of people are popping up over the country and world. Read...

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Living with Nature. The Natural State of Being.

Living with Nature. The Natural State
of Being.

Mother Nature can be an extremely harsh parent. On the other hand, for over a century humans have often behaved like extraordinarily cruel children. And often we still do. But since the 1960s, things have slowly started to change when activists and artists started to...

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Connecting with Nature

Connecting with Nature

You may not have heard the term biophilia but rest assured you are already familiar with the concept. Biophilia is the idea that humans and nature have an intrinsic bond and that people should nurture this bond instead of fighting it. Biophilic design, designing with...

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