Exploring Biophilic Cities

Biophilic Design seeks to integrate building design with natural features and qualities. This may include designing schools, homes, and apartments that offer abundant daylight, natural ventilation, plants and greenery. The discipline goes beyond nature’s functional benefits to recognize the deeper qualities offered by nature.

Building study: 1929 landmark plus 46 stories of recycled steel = Norman Foster’s Hearst Building

Image: Foster+Partners The Hearst Tower, designed by the acclaimed British architect, Norman Foster, is a fairly recent addition to the NYC skyline. If you are…