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Timothy Beatley on ‘Bird-Friendly’ Cities

Timothy Beatley on ‘Bird-Friendly’ Cities

In his new book, author Timothy Beatley discusses the threat climate change poses to birds and the areas large populations inhabited by them. A point he makes throughout “In the Bird Friendly City: Creating Safe Urban Habitats,” he states the importance of having...

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Inner-City Home Embraces Prairie Style, Biophilic Design

Inner-City Home Embraces Prairie Style, Biophilic Design

The designs of inner-city homes typically reflect the sleek, metropolitan aesthetic of their neighborhoods. One midtown Toronto residence shows the opposite, opting for a “nature-oriented” feel with biophilic elements. “Biophilic design describes a conscious effort to...

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Tips for Easy Biophilic Interior Design

Tips for Easy Biophilic Interior Design

As biophilia rises in popularity with businesses and within the design industry, everyday people are going to want to bring the trend into their own homes. A recent article by lifestyle news site Fooyoh, clarifies the definition of biophilia and even offers some easy...

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Green Trends on the Rise for Design in 2021

Green Trends on the Rise for Design in 2021

As the light at the end of the COVID tunnel gets closer, businesses and developers alike are looking to the future with one word in mind: biophilia. Social distancing and sheltering-in-place have taken their toll on everyone, and as we adapt to coming back together...

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Bringing Biophilia Into the Urban Jungle

Bringing Biophilia Into the Urban Jungle

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “urban jungle?” City streets, grey sidewalks, concrete buildings, all devoid of color. A guest article from the Living Architecture Monitor questions how we can bring nature, its benefits and pops of color into an urban...

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Fundraising for Biophilic UNA Hotel in Sri Lanka Underway

Fundraising for Biophilic UNA Hotel in Sri Lanka Underway

An eco-development project called UNA Hotel has begun in Sri Lanka, with its design focused on biophilic hospitality style created by Nomadic Resorts.  UNA is Sinhala for “bamboo,” which also plays a key role in the project. The development of the hotel will give the...

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