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Mohawk Group Takes Home HiP Award With Science-Backed Workplace Carpet

by Anna Gibertini
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By now, any designer worth his or her salt has heard of biophilia and probably incorporated it into a project somehow. Green walls are all the rage, organic materials like wood and stone are reentering interiors across sectors, and there’s even hard scientific evidence that access to natural light and views can substantially improve a person’s physical and mental health. But biophilia can be a part of a project in subtle, almost imperceptible ways and still have a huge impact on the holistic quality of that space.

Introducing Nutopia by Mohawk Group: Carpet Plank Inspired by “Urban Fabric”

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November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nutopia is a new Living Product Challenge Petal certified carpet plank system from Mohawk Group inspired by the idea of “urban fabric,” where humankind coexists with buildings, streets and other infrastructure. The collection’s designers looked at metaphors for how urban design can translate into patterns of balance, acceptance and integration—where the dichotomy of metropolis is coalesced into a mélange of culture and connection.

Serenbe Hosts 2018 Biophilic Leadership Summit, Sponsored By Interface

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December 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Those interested in learning how to implement sustainable, biophilic practices in their communities can do so at the 2018 Biophilic Leadership Summit, held at Serenbe.

The International Living Future Institute is Now Accepting Applications for the Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award

Submit a built project that exemplifies the beauty of Biophilic Design by August 31st
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The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) is now accepting submissions for the Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award that acknowledges Stephen Kellert's legacy as a pioneer in articulating and applying Biophilic Design principles to the built environment. His advocacy has encouraged widespread adoption of the practice.

Biophilic Leadership Summit

The Nature Connection. Nature, Well Being and Positive Outcomes
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National leaders share their expertise, form new partnerships and discuss future directions in the field of biophilic urbanism and design.

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National leaders share their expertise, form new partnerships and discuss future directions in the field of biophilic urbanism and design.

International Living Future Institute Adds $10K Prize Incentive to 2016 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

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Can we design products that function as elegantly as anything found in the natural world? And can those products mimic nature’s design principles?

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation proudly sponsors the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, and we are most excited by the opportunity to present the first $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize to one of seven finalists from the 2015 Challenge at the 2016 Bioneers Conference in October. 

Brightening Our Corner

Winter 2016
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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2016 is Open until May 11th

Designing for Our Love of Nature

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Biophilia. There’s your answer. A method of design in which the connection between humans and the environment is embraced and enhanced, rather than fought against.

I was six years old, so you’ll have to forgive the fact that I can’t name them all off the top of my head. But I’ve definitely heard of them. That isn’t remarkable though, given that (1) I’m a big basketball fan and (2) EVERY SINGLE AMERICAN HAS HEARD OF THESE PEOPLE. Sorry, that was the six-year-old in me typing.

Trim Tab Magazine | The Conceptual Space Race

Pliny Fisk invites us to reimagine the way we think about our ecological footprint
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Harriet Langford Appointed to Biophilic Institute Board

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September 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Harriet Langford, Foundation Trustee and daughter of the late Ray C. Anderson, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the Biophilic Institute.

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