Biophilic Design The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life

ISBN-10: 0470163348
ISBN-13: 9780470163344
Edition: 2008
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/5/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Biophilic design is a new approach to sustainable development that incorporates the positive experience of nature into the design of the built environment. The definitive guide to this emerging practice of biophilic design, this book contains original and timely contributions from world-renowned scientists, designers, and practitioners on the theory, science, and practice of biophilic design.

Stephen R. Kellert is Tweedy Ordway Professor Emeritus of Social Ecology at Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is the author of a number of books, including Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection, and the coeditor of Children and Nature: Psychological, Sociocultural, and Evolutionary Foundations (MIT Press).

Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue: In Retrospect
The Theory of Biophilic Design
Dimensions, Elements, and Attributes of Biophilic Design
The Nature of Human Nature
A Good Place to Settle: Biomimicry, Biophilia, and the Return of Nature's Inspiration to Architecture
Water, Biophilic Design, and the Built Environment
Neuroscience, the Natural Environment, and Building Design
The Science and Benefits of Biophilic Design
Biophilic Theory and Research for Healthcare Design
Nature Contact and Human Health: Building the Evidence Base
Where Windows Become Doors
Restorative Environmental Design: What, When, Where, and for Whom?
Healthy Planet, Healthy Children: Designing Nature into the Daily Spaces of Childhood
Children and the Success of Biophilic Design
The Extinction of Natural Experience in the Built Environment
The Practice of Biophilic Design
Biophilia and Sensory Aesthetics
Evolving an Environmental Aesthetic
The Picture Window: The Problem of Viewing Nature Through Glass
Biophilic Architectural Space
Toward Biophilic Cities: Strategies for Integrating Nature into Urban Design
Green Urbanism: Developing Restorative Urban Biophilia
The Greening of the Brain
Bringing Buildings to Life
Biophilia in Practice: Buildings That Connect People with Nature
Transforming Building Practices Through Biophilic Design
Reflections on Implementing Biophilic Design
Contributors
Image Credits
Index

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