Our cities, while human-made, are entirely dependent on nature and the materials we source from the earth for their construction – from the concrete, steel and timber in our buildings to the electricity that powers them, and from the petrol in our cars to the minerals in our smartphones.
The Economics of Biophilia: Why Designing with Nature in Mind Makes Financial Sense. A review of research presenting the financial potential for a broad deployment of biophilic design in offices, communities, schools, retail and hospitals.
This “dazzle camouflage” - dizzying environments of black and white stripes and chevrons that purposely overload the brain with too much visual information - is based on a technique used for disguising ships in World War One...
Grounds For Standing and Understanding (Installation view at C. H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver) | 2012 | persian carpet, wood, acrylic, lacquer paint | 275 x 396 cm | courtesy Fadi Jameel Collection, photo Scott Massey
Germany Donates $3.2 Million to Restore the World’s Largest Collection of Bauhaus Buildings