Case Studies and Research
Posted: July 24, 2018 |
Biophilic design is taking the commercial building interior design world by storm and it’s a trend that’s here to stay. It revolves around bringing nature indoors to calm and inspire building inhabitants and visitors.
On the surface, it may seem simple, idealistic or a fad to appease today’s workforce. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth as, increasingly, commercial buildings are becoming greener around the world.
Here is a nice info-graphic created by Humanspaces on The Global Impact of Biophilic Design in the Workplace!
Posted: April 14, 2016 | Peer Reviewed Research
Abstract: Green, natural environments may ameliorate adverse environmental exposures (e.g. air pollution, noise, and extreme heat), increase physical activity and social engagement, and lower stress.
Posted: September 6, 2015 | Peer Reviewed Research
Similar to systems and structures seen in nature, humanity’s networks of lights, roads, and cities convey energy, materials, and information. Intentionally mimicking these natural systems offers a path to a prosperous future for our society.
Posted: September 19, 2005 | Case Studies
Interior planting has become increasingly popular in the working environment during the last 30 years, and its presence is believed to have psychological and physiological benefits. There are many claims in the literature that have not been substantiated by research. My thesis, titled Human Responses to Interior Planting, set out to establish why people need or want to have interior planting in their present-day buildings and to determine the possible psychological benefits to people of plants inside buildings.