Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life: Stephen R. Kellert, Judith Heerwagen, Martin Mador: 9780470163344

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Publication Date: February 5, 2008 ISBN-10: 0,470,163,348 ISBN-13 :978-0,470,163,344 Edition: 1
“When nature inspires our architecture is not only its appearance, but the actual function of how buildings and communities as a society, we have made a lot of progress. The design of Biophilic We provide tremendous insight into the” why ” , and then establish our roadmap can be sure that our next great design journey.
Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council

“Witnessed bionics stimulus strength profitable source of innovation in my company, I can say unequivocably, biophilic the design is the real deal. Kellert, Heerwagen Mador have compiled a world-renowned expert wisdom produce this fine book, this is a must read for scientists, philosophers, engineers, architects and designers, and most especially businessmen. anyone looking for a new prosperity, and respect for the key of the Earth should start from here. ”
Ray C. Anderson, founder and chairman, Interface,

The the guide biophilic design groundbreaking new approach

This book provides a paradigm shift in how we design and build our buildings and our communities, awareness in our buildings and build a positive experience of the landscape’s natural systems and processes, human health, performance and well-being is vital. Biophilic design is humanity’s place in the natural world of nature and human society, mutual respect and rich relationship and exist at all levels, and should become the norm rather than the exception.

Write architects, landscape architects, planners, developers, environmental design, and building owners design of Biophilic: the theory of the life of the building, the science and practice of guiding theory, science and practice of biophilic design. Twenty-three by world-renowned scientists, designers and practitioners original and timely articles, including Edward · O · Wilson, Howard Eph Lankan, David Orr, Grant Hildebrand of Stephen Kieran Tim Beatley, Jonathan Rose, Janine Benyus, Roger Ulrich, Bert Gregory Cyril Burt William Browning Berkebile, and Vivian Loftness address, including:

The expression of biophilia, in the built environment, and how to design biophilic the basic concepts of human biology, evolution and development.

Science and human health, child development, health care, the benefits of more biophilic design.

Practice biophilic design, how to implement the strategy, to the building create biophilic design, the connection between man and nature, provide a comfortable and efficient, so that they can live, work and study.

In any scale Biophilic design from the building to the city, began with a few simple questions: how the built environment affects the natural environment? Experience and aspirations of the people will naturally affect it? Most important thing is how we can achieve sustainable, mutually beneficial between?

This prescient, groundbreaking book provides the answer.
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