Biophilic Design in Built Environment

Design buildings with the objective of connecting nature using natural elements to the built environment



Competency Area



Design buildings for sustained user interactions

Identify ways to increase connection with nature in designs

Determine the elements of nature to enhance user experience

Create designs aimed at engaging users with natural environment using natural elements

Use natural materials for man-made structures to complement the natural surroundings

Drive biophilic design in Built Environment projects

Drive research into identifying new ways to connect nature with Built Environment

Establish the biophilic objectives of design

Evaluate designs for their biophilic value

Lead design efforts in biophillic designs

Identify sources of inspiration for benchmark and reserach

Influence key stakeholders in adopting and endorsing the biophilic objectives of design

Advise stakeholders on the use of natural patterns, shapes and materials in designs