Nature in the News-May


Want to apply biophilic design to hearth and home? Acclaimed biophilic designer Oliver Heath and the team at Oliver Heath Design have produced this engaging and evidence-based course and we’re happy to help him share the share it. It’s fun, informative, well-paced, includes interactive quizzes and learning activities that make the design concepts memorable, and it might just get your Pinterest world rocking.

Learn more about this course HERE.

We’re also sharing links to biophilia-related posts on GPGB’s FacebookInstagram, and Twitter pages. Please enjoy reading and sharing this information with your communities and clients.

To grow the demand for access to nature in the built environment we request a Retweet, Favorite, or Regram from each of you.

Need help figuring out how to Regram? Here’s a helpful guide.

Help spread the word and #BringNatureIndoors!

On Twitter

Cape Town to Boast Africa’s First Biophilic Buildings, Bringing Nature to the City

“Biophilic design is an approach to architecture that looks to connect building occupants more closely to nature. These buildings incorporate things like nature lightning and ventilation, natural landscape features…” Read More & Retweet!

Slack Headquarters – San Francisco

“Inspired by their CEO’s love for hiking and nature, Slack has adopted the adaptability and adventure mindset of the great outdoors for its new San Francisco headquarters.” Read More & Retweet!

On Facebook

What Are the Positive Human Effects of Biophilic Urban Planning?

“Biophilic design has gaining interest within the construction and urban planning industries”. Read More & Repost!

Inside the Greater Washington Workplaces that Make You Feel Like You’re Outside

”Check out these examples of incorporating elements of nature into the workplace.” Read More & Repost!

On Instagram

Add #BringNatureIndoors to your posts and GPGB will Re-gram it for you on our Instagram page.

🌿 Adding interior plants can transform an ordinary, underutilized space, like a stairwell, into an absolute showstopper, like this biophilic atrium.

Reference/Project/Photo Credit: @cityscapes_boston
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Conference rooms should be pleasant and welcoming spaces, right?!

#bringnatureindoors #plantsmakepeoplehappy 🌱

📷: @plantscapers #plantscapers

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Everything we accomplish happens because people like you are stepping forward and supporting GPGB’s focus on having conversations with the building professionals who can #BringNatureIndoors.

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