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Biophilia, what is it?

Biophilia, what is it?

Are you in love with natural lighting, greenery, fresh air, plants and animals? You are certainly a biophilic person and you need to invite nature at home. The term biophilia was created for the first time by the psychoanalyst E. Frommin then studied in 1984 by the American biologist Edward O. Wilson. It means the love of life and all the living beings.

Live green for a positive life

Live green for a positive life

Nowadays, we spend more time indoors, at home, at the office, away from the natural world and we don’t know the importance of nature in our life. This lifestyle affects our well-being, our productivity and increase stress symptoms. That is why establishing a reconnection with our natural environment has become an urgent need to improve our physical, mental and emotional health. Therefore, it will be of great importance if you go for a walk in a forest or a garden or if you organize specific nature outings where you contemplate the beauty of trees, waterfalls and mountains and also the importance of wildlife.

Biophilic architecture/ Biophilic design elements

Biophilic architecture

Several studies have proven that there is a real connection between the different components of nature and the fulfillment of human beings. Therefore, a biophilic design of buildings and biophilic office design occupies a large place in modern architecture and combines environmental performance and comfort.

What is biophilic design?

Biophilia design is a modern art. The biophilia art is an architecture art which is a new concept of decoration based on natural elements such as wood, water, greenery and lighting.

Biophilic architecture

Here are some characteristics and subjects required for interior designing by the biophilic concept which can be applied by anyone:

  • Natural lighting: let the sun’s rays pass from a window or from a door. For shaded areas, try to install a natural lighting system.
  • Overlooking landscapes: There are many types of landscape design, formal, informal, English garden, woodland landscape, butterfly garden… Make a big view from the window.
  • Natural colors (green, blue, red, yellow)
  • Natural materials (wood, stems, leaves)
  • Vegetation (Put a lot of plants indoors and outdoors)
  • Aeration (always open windows to feel air)
  • Water (install an aquarium, fountain or small waterfall)
  • Pet (adopt an animal)
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