Feb 24, 2023Liked by Martin Brown

I think I share this perspective and concern Martin - our well-being relates to a humble participation in nature, an energy shared in place. I don’t see how ‘biophilic design’ as it merely draws isolated natural elements into an otherwise sterile non-place, can contribute to holistic well-being.

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Mar 22, 2023·edited Mar 22, 2023Liked by Martin Brown

The view I've developed for this lately is that buildings are a mirror of how we see our relationship with nature and that a building that reflects a deep understanding of nature and natural systems is what biophilia should (edit: could:)...) strive towards. Because it then would be having a positive ecological role (and us with it, which ultimately supports our well-being) instead of "separation" sprinkled with moss walls in the lobby.

So yes for mindfulness! :)

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