Ever wondered why you feel stuck, unmotivated and lethargic when you’re in an office with no windows, artificial light and air-conditioning?
We have a physiological need to be in contact with nature and the natural world. 𝐵𝑖𝑜𝑝ℎ𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑎, the word first used in 1964 by psychologist Erich Fromm, described it as “the passionate love of life and all that is alive.” Studies have shown evidence of positive benefits of human interaction with nature, such as improved productivity, lower levels of stress and enhanced learning.
Bill Browning, environmental strategist and founding partner of Terrapin Bright Green, has the scientific data to prove that nature is good for us. Bill recently spoke at an event hosted by Coalesse, Sagegreenlife and Forward Space on the science related to experiencing living things and he shared his insights on bringing the natural world into built spaces.
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