BIOPHILIC DESIGN: SCIENCE, THEORY, ECONOMICS & PRACTICE

Start Date
04/02/2018
End Date
01/01/2020
Description
Biophilic Design is an hour-long course that explains the human connection to nature within the built environment. Created by Terrapin Bright Green, and delivered by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, this course explores the scientific foundations of biophilic design theory and presents current research on the subject. Using case studies of best practice in planning and urban design, this course covers the main tenets of biophilia, as well as the 14 patterns of biophilic design. This course is intended to help design and planning professionals understand the impact of biophilic design on human health and productivity, as well demonstrate as how these elements can be incorporated into built environments.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
• Learn the scientific foundation of biophilic design, as well as research supporting the theory
• Understand the 14 patterns of biophilic design, and how they impact the build environment
• Review a variety of natural materials appropriate for biophilic design
• Explore case studies of best practice in biophilic design projects
Instructors
Bill Browning
Website Registration
Course Codes
BIOD2018
Provider
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


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