…our innate connection and attraction to nature. We are evolved to thrive in nature, both physically and physiologically through millennia of intense cohabitation with the natural world. Only in recent human history has humanity spent so much time away from fresh air, natural light, and the forest’s beneficial qualities. Coined by Erich Fromm, and then later hypothesized by E.O. Wilson in the 1984 book on the subject, biophilia perfectly encapsulates why we feel so reinvigorated after spending time with nature.
Let’s use smart design to reconnect our bodies and minds to the world around us!