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Read our blogs for more insights on biophilia and biophilic design. Find out what creates our intrinsic bond with nature and how we can use this relationship to make people happier and the planet healthier.

Working in an Urban Forest

Working in an Urban Forest

Designed by Spanish architects SelgasCano, SecondHome Hollywood is a coworking space that is built with Biophilic design techniques. Located in a Hollywood where there was once an empty parking lot, the workspace integrates natural beauty into its design. The complex...

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Print Magazine Gives Competition Shout-Out

Print Magazine Gives Competition Shout-Out

Steven Heller, in Print Magazine, writes about the Biophilia Poster Competition, in “The Daily Heller: Nurture Nature.” Noting the myriad of progressive art initiatives these days, Heller showcases the Biophilia Poster Competition as a way designers are speaking out...

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Forbes Features Biophilia Exhibit

Forbes Features Biophilia Exhibit

Forbes featured the Biophilia Poster Competition Open Air Exhibition at Serenbe in their article, “Get Outdoors This Fall For Public Art In Atlanta.” Author Chad Scott notes the current realities of climate change as an example of how disconnected humankind and nature...

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Bringing Biophilia Home

Bringing Biophilia Home

The past six months have people reevaluating what home means to them and what they want their everyday lives to look like. What surrounds you? How do your surroundings affect your health and mood? Author Sally Coulthard in her new book Biophilia: A Handbook for...

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Are you a Biophiliac?

Are you a Biophiliac?

With Covid-19, more people are staying home and finding ways to make their apartments and houses more pleasant. You may have seen Instagrams or Pinterest boards filled with photos of “urban jungles,” homes completely covered in plants. You may know that adding...

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Designing with Biophilia in Mind

Designing with Biophilia in Mind

Biophilia Poster Competition juror Bill Browning has a new book coming out in September, Nature Inside: A Biophilic Design Guide, written with his colleague Catherine O. Ryan. Their consulting firm, Terrapin Bright Green, is best known for researching and championing...

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The Plants Are Listening

The Plants Are Listening

With social distancing still in effect, Spain has been creative in filling entertainment centers. While some stadiums and concert halls have used screens or post-filming virtual audiences, some venues have taken a more natural approach… using plants instead of...

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Biophilia in the News!

Biophilia in the News!

Bloomberg highlights Serenbe, our September exhibit location, as an “eco-enclave” community devoted to improving human and environmental well-being. More communities devoted to the health of people are popping up over the country and world. Read...

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Living with Nature. The Natural State of Being.

Living with Nature. The Natural State
of Being.

Mother Nature can be an extremely harsh parent. On the other hand, for over a century humans have often behaved like extraordinarily cruel children. And often we still do. But since the 1960s, things have slowly started to change when activists and artists started to...

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