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Biophilic design is a concept used within the building industry to increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place conditions.

Daylighting | Aug 18, 2022

Lisa Heschong on 'Thermal and Visual Delight in Architecture'

Lisa Heschong, FIES, discusses her books, "Thermal Delight in Architecture" and "Visual Delight in Architecture," with BD+C's Rob Cassidy. 

Codes and regulations | Aug 4, 2022

Brighter vistas: Next-gen tools drive sustainability toward net zero line

New technologies, innovations, and tools are opening doors for building teams interested in better and more socially responsible design. 

Biophilic Design | May 18, 2022

Horticulturalists conduct research study to understand the value of biophilic design

Benholm Group, horticulturalists that have pioneered the use of plants for interiors over the past 27 years, are collaborating on a research study to understand the value of biophilic design, according to a news release.

1.0 AIA LU/HSW BD+C University Course | May 2, 2022

Bigger windows, more glass: Creating efficient, safe, and inspiring spaces

Thanks to data and analytics used routinely today to model and predict building performance, new and remarkably subtle approaches are being used to create facades and interior glass assemblies that allow more visible light transmission while reducing undesirable heating by direct sunlight.

Biophilic Design | LPA Mar 21, 2022

Finding the ROI for biophilic design

It takes more than big windows and a few plants to create an effective biophilic design.

Biophilic Design | Oct 28, 2021

Unlocking the value proposition of ESG in design

It’s time for ESG in design to stop being treated as an add-on of our building projects and become central to the environments we design, say these experts.

Biophilic Design | Feb 19, 2021

Stantec & LIGHTGLASS Simulate Daylight in a Windowless Patient Space

Even before the pandemic, hospitals in major metropolitan areas faced a significant challenge:…
Biophilic Design | Jun 12, 2019

Shadow Box Design: To Vent or Not To Vent

A curtain wall shadow box is a spandrel assembly consisting of vision glass at the building…
Biophilic Design | Jun 12, 2019

Roofing Drainage Systems

Among the most fundamental of architectural elements is the roof. Its principal purpose is to…
Biophilic Design | May 20, 2019

Lasting Thermal Control For Building Façades

To keep interior spaces warm in the winter (and nice and cool in the summer), Building Teams report…
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