Biophilic Design


Designing with Biophilia

Designing Buildings with Biophilia The RCSA brings you a webinar about Biophilia in South African projects. The term Biophilia was first created by Biologist Edward Wilson in 1984 and it is defined as our innate and genetically determined affinity with the natural world. Biophilia literally means love of nature and expresses our human attraction to [...]
By Michelle | Webinar

Creating Nature Connections: Biophilia for Google

Creating Nature Connections: Biophilia for Google Biophilia is the concept that humans have an innate desire to connect with nature and natural systems. Embedding these principles in the design of our buildings and spaces can improve the environmental performance, but more so, improves the life of the occupants where people are healthier, more satisfied, and [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Webinar

Living Building Challenge

Living Building Challenge What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place? The Living Building Challenge is the world’s most rigorous proven performance standard for buildings. This course gives an overview of the LBC regenerative design framework to assist attendees in creating spaces that give more than they take. [...]
By Michelle | Course . Webinar

Designing for People: Health & Wellbeing

Designing for People: Health & Wellbeing The time has come to elevate human health and comfort to the forefront of building practices and reinvent buildings that are not only better for the planet—but also for people. This presentation will introduce how to do this using the WELL Building Standard as the framework which is a [...]
By Michelle | Uncategorized