adjective - [ˈˈhɛlθi]:

refering to biophilia, the human tendency to interact or be closely associated with other forms of life in nature.

If you think of nature and the man-made environment as a couple, their relationship status has always been: 'it's complicated'. Recently however, they started a form of therapy, known as: biophilic architecture.


This approach is making them more appreciative of each other than ever before. Biophilic architecture combines the strengths of the built environment with the sustainability nature has to offer all of us. Their partnership makes inside the new outside, turning health into wealth.

Below you'll find a basic Q&A that brings you up to speed on the biophilic phenomenon :

What is biophilia?

What is the biophilic hypothesis?

What is biophilic architecture?

What is biophilic design?

What are biophilic cities?

What is biophilic urban planning?

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