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Biophilic design is a human-centered strategy aimed at creating environments that connect with our innate predisposition to prefer nature and in particular natural elements associated with safety and abundance. Hospital that incorporate biophilic design can reduce stress and create spaces that are comfortable and calming for patients and their loved ones.
What You Will learn
- Examine the impact of stress on healing.
- Define Biophilic Design and its six elements.
- Discover how biophilic design attributes, such as daylighting and views of nature, impact hospital patients, visitors, and staff.
- Learn how LEED for Healthcare, The WELL Building Standard, and The Center for Health Design incorporate biophilic design attributes into their guidelines.