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Biophilic City

Biophilic City | biophilic | Scoop.it
A whirlwind week in Singapore exploring the amazing story of how Singapore came to be one of the most 'biophilic' cities of the world, on the cutting edge of ecocity design and innovation.

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How Biophilic Design Could Help You Sleep Better

How Biophilic Design Could Help You Sleep Better | biophilic | Scoop.it
One of the best night’s sleep I ever had was when I once stayed in a hotel where each hotel room was an individual wooden chalet. Simply furnished, but very cosy, I’ve rarely felt so rested and refreshed upon waking up.
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The Role of Biophilic Design in Landscape Architecture for Health and Well-being

RT @TerrapinBG: Check out "The Role of #Biophilic Design" in Landscape Architecture Frontiers: http://t.co/wr0j8Jhwxu @catieoryan @G_reen_I…
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The dangers of eco-gentrification: what's the best way to make a city greener?

The dangers of eco-gentrification: what's the best way to make a city greener? | biophilic | Scoop.it
With upwards of 5 million visitors each year, the popularity of New York’s High Line has created difficulties for local residents and small businesses. So is there a better way of introducing nature into our cities?
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Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life: Stephen R. Kellert, Judith Heerwagen, Martin Mador: 9780470163344: Books - Amazon.ca

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Biophilia & the Interior Environment | S3 Interior Design

Biophilia & the Interior Environment | S3 Interior Design | biophilic | Scoop.it
"Biophilia is a human's deep-seated affinity for nature. It explains why we feel restored after being in a park, invigorated by the seashore, captivated by.
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'biophilic urbanism' nature+cities

Prof Tim Beatley from the University of Virginia gives a presentation in Wellington, New Zealand.
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What Is Biophilia? And Why You Need Biophilic Design In Your Home

What Is Biophilia? And Why You Need Biophilic Design In Your Home | biophilic | Scoop.it
Blog post at Modern Design and Living - Interiors and Home Accessories - Mocha :

Biophilia. It's a word you're about to start hearing a lot more of.
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An Immersion in Biophilic Design | SmithGroupJJR

SmithGroupJJR is one of the largest architecture, engineering and planning firms in the U.S., ranked #1 for design quality based on design awards won in Architect magazine's 2011 annual best firms ranking.  The firm is also the recipient of...
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Singapore: Biophilic City | Watch Documentaries Online | Promote Documentary Film

Documentary on There has been unprecedented priority given in recent years to sustainable cities and green building (a very positive trend), but too often the res... (#Singapore though! Who knew.
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What Makes a Biophilic City? - Ciencia en Canoa, by Vanessa ...

What Makes a Biophilic City? - Ciencia en Canoa, by Vanessa ... | biophilic | Scoop.it
In my last article, I discussed the empirical evidence and case studies proving the social, health and economic benefits of biophilic design. But to what degree must a city engage in biophilia to be classed as a “biophilic city”?
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[SM] The Biophilic City: urban innovations for closing the fiscal gap

[SM] The Biophilic City: urban innovations for closing the fiscal gap | biophilic | Scoop.it
The big stories post the delivery of the federal government’s 2013 budget were related to how the government would maintain current spending levels while dealing with the consequences of an eroded tax base.
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Bringing Nature Inside - The Benefits of Biophilic Design to Schools

Bringing Nature Inside - The Benefits of Biophilic Design to Schools | biophilic | Scoop.it
What is Biophilic Design and how does it benefit the classroom? Find out how connecting people to nature even when indoors benefits us and our students.
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7 Ways to Enhance Indoor Environments with Biophilic Design

7 Ways to Enhance Indoor Environments with Biophilic Design | biophilic | Scoop.it
Human beings not only respond positively to nearby nature, but to variation in biophilic patterns and strategies. From fractals to changes in airflow, capitalizing on the biophilia hypothesis goes far beyond putting a plant in a room.
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BiophilicCities | Fostering Connections with the Natural World: A Biophilic Cities Webinar Series

Technobiophilia webinar: restorative biophilia alleviate mental fatigue from digital life and enhance capacity http://t.co/d8Gq3zFDMN
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Spray-painted solar cells promise cheap power on seemingly any surface

Spray-painted solar cells promise cheap power on seemingly any surface | biophilic | Scoop.it
Scientists have dreamed of painting solar cells to generate energy on just about any surface, but efficiency has been a problem; researchers were happy (#solarcells. Soon in spraycan.
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Tweet from @Interface_UK

Tweet from @Interface_UK | biophilic | Scoop.it
Biophilic design reminds us we’re more healthy, productive and creative when surrounded by Nature #IFinHumanNature http://t.co/Ptx2AEWIhY
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Tune in to Moss FM: Swiss designer uses the prolific plant to power a radio - The Independent

Tune in to Moss FM: Swiss designer uses the prolific plant to power a radio - The Independent | biophilic | Scoop.it
The Independent Tune in to Moss FM: Swiss designer uses the prolific plant to power a radio The Independent She is part of a nascent movement called biophilic design, which takes inspiration from the living world, "drawing principles and processes...
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Biophilic Design at Spodak Dental Group's new facility

The new home of Spodak Dental Group will embody the concept of Biophilia. The design promotes health and wellness through an abundance of natural light, pure...
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Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life...

Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life... | biophilic | Scoop.it
Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life (Trailer)
Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn. We need nature in a deep and fundamental fashion, but...
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Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life | Arts Health Network Canada

Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life | Arts Health Network Canada | biophilic | Scoop.it
Resource: Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life (Book) http://t.co/cHqiVSLfKw
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Biophilic Design: The Future of Ecological Sustainability is Tied to ...

Biophilic Design: The Future of Ecological Sustainability is Tied to ... | biophilic | Scoop.it
The concept of Biophilic Design (coined and popularized by Stephen R. Kellert) proposes that the human relationship with nature is much more than an accounting system for resource inputs and outputs. The Biophilia Hypothesis (coined by ...
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How US cities woke up to urban wildlife - The Guardian

How US cities woke up to urban wildlife - The Guardian | biophilic | Scoop.it
How US cities woke up to urban wildlife The Guardian University of Virginia researchers recently announced the beginning of a Biophilic Cities Network devoted to integrating the natural world into urban life, with Singapore, Oslo, and Phoenix among...
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