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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

According to The World Health Organization (WHO), stress related illness such as mental health disorders and cardio-vascular disease, are found to be the two largest contributors to diseases. With a diminished connection to nature, the increasing pressure on urban space & the omni-present technological presence we have less opportunity to recuperate our mental and physical energy. Companies such as Apple, Google and Amazon are investing heavily in Biophilic Design elements. These principles are shown to improve worker concentration, engagement and cognitive ability but also to attract and retain staff. After all, who doesn’t like a healthy work environment?

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, lifestyle our connection to nature and green spaces keeps decreasing. The last two centuries have seen a massive process of urbanization as entire populations move from low density natural environments to largely built cities that has limited access to greenery, open spaces, and wildlife.

WORK SPACES

Increase in employee productivity and well-being by 8% and 13% respectively.