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Biophilic design and the impacts on health
A synthesis of global research on the health impacts of using wood and natural materials in our buildings.
Authored by Dr. Graham Lowe, Wood, Well-being and Performance: The Human and Organizational Benefits of Wood Buildings summarizes the latest scientific research and converging trends on biophilic design.
It explores wood’s impact on well-being and human performance when it is a design feature visible to a building’s occupants. Architects, interior designers, researchers, civic leaders, facility managers and anyone interested in biophilia, developing and supporting healthy and productive learning, working and healing environments can benefit from this latest resource.
Listen to the Construction Record Podcast interview with Dr. Lowe