Green Design: Biophilia and the Human Affinity for Nature (RV-10254)
If you love life and the living world, you're experiencing biophilia. There's a new facet to design that is based on the biophilia hypothesis. It's called biophilic design. Incorporating this concept will enrich your designs, reconnect us with nature, and improve the well being of the natural world and the human population.
In this interactive online course you'll get the research supporting this concept, design strategies that you can use in your work, and case studies.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
•Discuss biophilia - its definition and its application to design
•Define nine values or constructs that help define our cultural attitudes toward and attachments to nature
•Explain how biophilia works with "green" design to achieve sustainablility goals
•Relate biophilic design research results to improved human health and wellbeing
•List design strategies and elements
•Describe three case studies and their biophilic attributes
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