What is Biophilia?
Biophilia is the attraction to nature all humans have – our genetic connection to the natural world. This has built up over hundreds of thousands of years living in agricultural settings. The term popularized by American biologist Edward O Wilson in the 1980’s. He observed how increasing rates of urbanisation led to a disconnect with the natural world. Biophilic Design uses these ideas as principles to create a human centred approach. When applied this helps to improve the spaces that we live and work in. Also bringing numerous benefits to…Continue reading