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14 Patterns of Biophilic Design: Improving Health and Well-Being in the Built Environment

  title={14 Patterns of Biophilic Design: Improving Health and Well-Being in the Built Environment},
  author={W. Browning and Catherine O. Ryan and Joseph Clancy},
Biophilic design can reduce stress, enhance creativity and clarity of thought, improve our well-being and expedite healing; as the world population continues to urbanize these qualities are ever more important. Theorists, research scientists, and design practitioners have been working for decades to define aspects of nature that most impact our satisfaction with the built environment. “14 patterns of biophilic design” articulates the relationships between nature, human biology and the design of… 

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