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What Even Is Biophilic Design And Why Are We Seeing It Everywhere?

What Even Is Biophilic Design And Why Are We Seeing It Everywhere?

“Biophilic design adds another element to how we think about sustainability, and how we think about human health and well-being in sustainable spaces,” Rhode Island School of Design Nature Lab director Neal Overstrom tells Business of Home.

Living Walls Become More Commonplace as People Seek Biophilic Spaces

Living Walls Become More Commonplace as People Seek Biophilic Spaces

As people spend more time indoors and away from nature, more buildings such as offices, hospitals and public spaces are starting to include living walls in their structures.

Living Walls Inject Natural Beauty, Color Into Design

Living Walls Inject Natural Beauty, Color Into Design

Who said it’s not easy being green? The color evokes a sense of freshness, vibrancy and a call to the outdoors. Hotels and designers are embracing this acidic hue in more ways than one—think soil-free living walls, hydroponic gardens, as well as splashes of bold paint colors or accents in furnishings—to create environments that are distinctive, energizing and memorable.