Biophilia: the concept of nature in design

Word Count / Video Length: 248 / 8:45 mins

By using biophilia and adding nature into our urban landscape designs, we could do wonders for our physical and mental health. This beautiful video and secondary article could be used to demonstrate applications of scientific knowledge in design and architecture. It could give students with an interest in Biology and Earth and Environmental Sciences as well as art and design career inspiration.

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Biophilia: the concept of nature in design – Australia’s Science Channel

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Years: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and Function

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface