When you look good, you feel good (or so the saying goes). Can the same be said for buildings and how they make us feel? It’s been proven that biophilically designed buildings, or simply spaces that utilize biophilic design, give humans access to the same benefits of being in direct contact with nature.
The pandemic has emphasized the importance of the things we surround ourselves with, and biophilic design has become a popular trend from interior design to architecture.
“Ponds, fountains, and other water features, either outdoors or in the lobby of an apartment building, can add a relaxing natural element,” Barbara Zito said in an article for Million Acres. “And while large windows can let in sunlight and offer a view of the outdoors, photos and artwork of landscapes on walls can also bring the outside in for any type of setting.”
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