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The stronger our connection with nature, the happier we are. There is a proven link between time spent in your yard and your sense of wellbeing. Yet our ‘natural’ habitat is increasingly an urban one. This is where biophilic design comes in, as it strives to counteract the effects of modern urban life by bringing nature into your space.

The concept of biophilic design has actually been around since the seventies. The term ‘biophilia’ was coined by psychologist Erich Fromm, who described the idea as the experience of union with nature, and believed in respect for the autonomy of nature without dominating it.