Monthly Archives: September 2015

Humans’ home is essentially nature

Biophylia and biomimicry are two concepts both interrelated because they seek to reconnect us as human beings to nature. Some would stipulate that these concepts are trying to bring nature in our lives, but in reality we are restoring this … Continue reading

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Blog 5-Biomimicry and the Savannah

This week we did a reading on one of my favorite topics in sustainability: biomimicry.  The reading we did Thursday that talked about biomimicry in interior design is one I found particularly interesting.  One statement that really stuck out to … Continue reading

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It’s the Circle of Life Blog 5

Nature teaches us many things, more than we could even imagine. Nature brings us food, nourishment, relaxation, but also embeds itself into our psychological and physical habits. I found that, as humans, we tend to always refer back to habits … Continue reading

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Understanding – Blog 5

This past week I was able to broaden my knowledge on biophillic design and how architecture is expanding itself by using bamboo for structure and design. When bamboo is untreated it is eaten to dust. However when a safe treatment … Continue reading

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Blog post 5- Bamboo Structures and more

In class on Tuesday the thing that stood out to me the most was the TED talk about building bamboo structures-especially the homes. I knew that bamboo has become popular in use for clothes and constructing buildings but I did … Continue reading

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Design by Biology – Blog 5

This week was harder to comprehend material for me. I understood the concepts of Biophillic design and Bio-inspired design but really, truly grasping how it all works and trying to recreate something like that myself  (*swoosh*) over my head. What made … Continue reading

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Blog 5

I had first heard of building with bamboo last year in one of my classes and loved it so much I applied to intern there. With doing so, I came across a small company led by the daughter of Green … Continue reading

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