Point of View - Point of View August 2015

 

Why Do We Create Ornament to Mimic Nature?

In the seventh installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series, we learn how ornament that is coherent with the rest of a structure helps connect people to their environment, and create a positive, healing atmosphere.

In the seventh installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series, we learn how ornament that is coherent with the rest of a structure helps connect people to their environment, and create a positive, healing atmosphere.

The Growing Demand for Spaces That Consider Our Health

The sixth installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series considers the inclusive, "bottom-up" biophilic design that is needed to sustain our health.

The sixth installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series considers the inclusive, “bottom-up” biophilic design that is needed to sustain our health.

Do Visionary Architecture and Public Crowdfunding Mix?

BIG's Kickstarter campaign to seed fund one of the firm's quirkiest designs has led to questions of the role of invention, public engagement, and money in architecture.

BIG’s Kickstarter campaign to seed fund one of the firm’s quirkiest designs has led to questions of the role of invention, public engagement, and money in architecture.

Modern Architecture Tells an Incomplete Story

How architects ignored complex human responses to the built environment in their enthusiasm for the efficiencies of the industrial approach to placemaking.

The fourth installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series examines how architects ignored complex human responses to the built environment in their enthusiasm for the supposed mechanical efficiencies of the industrial approach to placemaking.

What Kind of Design Triggers Healing?

In the third installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series, designers face the task of better incorporating healing strategies into their work.

In the third installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series, designers face the task of better incorporating healing strategies into their work.

Why We Should Be Living in "Living" Houses

In the first installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series, the reasoning behind the human need to connect with living structures in our environments is examined.

In the first installment of the ten-part Biophilia and Healing Environments series, the reasoning behind the human need to connect with living structures in our environments is examined.

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