Biophilia - What does it mean for our wellbeing?
The term "biophilia", first used by the psychologist/sociologist Erich Fromm, means "love of life or living systems." It refers to the connections we, as humans, subconsciously seek with other life forms and nature as a whole. Biophilic Design is a concept in which 14 patterns are recognized as improving health and wellbeing in the built environment. Of the 14 patterns of biophilic design that are recognized as essential to an environment that promotes human wellbeing, I woul