BC Biophilic Architecture Lets the Outside In

By North by Northwest
CBC News, May 30, 2015

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(Image: Dockside Green neighbourhood is an example of embracing biophilic design within modern building structures. Courtesy of CBC News)

Biophilic design has been shown to improve productivity in the workplace.

Now that it’s spring, it’s a lot easier to get outside and enjoy the benefits of nature. But year-round, many people live and work in buildings that resemble concrete blocks rather than parks or forests and that can have a negative effect on our health.

That’s why biophilic design, which aims to add a little more green into traditional human-made indoor spaces, is growing in popularity. Read more…

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